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Petersburg Man Sentenced to Eleven Years for Methamphetamine and Cocaine Trafficking

August 7, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. – Torry Little, of Petersburg, Va., was sentenced today to 132 months in prison for possession with the intent to distribute 5 grams or more of methamphetamine and 500 grams or more of cocaine hydrochloride.

Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Karl C. Colder, Special Agent in Charge for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s Washington Division, made the announcement after sentencing by United States District Judge James Spencer.

Little pleaded guilty on May 9, 2013.  According to court documents, Little sold cocaine to a confidential informant on two separate occasions.  Later, officers executed a search warrant on Little’s residence and recovered 39 grams of an unusually high-purity form of methamphetamine, 1003 grams of cocaine hydrochloride, $13,218 in United States currency, and a .380 caliber handgun.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virginia State Police Central Virginia Regional Narcotics Task Force.  Assistant United States Attorney Erik S. Siebert prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at or on


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