Fifteen Men Indicted on Federal Conspiracy Charges for Distributing Drugs
St. Louis, MO – Fifteen men (12 from St. Louis and 3 from Arizona) were indicted in St. Louis on charges of conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute heroin and cocaine base (“crack” cocaine).
Indicted were the following individuals:
Kevin Simmons, 45, St. Louis, MO;
Johnnie King, 39, St. Louis, MO;
Randy Johnson, a/k/a “Big Randy”, 33, St. Louis, MO;
Farid Annoor, a/k/a “Rumble”, a/k/a “Rambo”, 26, St. Louis, MO;
Ricardo Ramos-Estrada, 31, Phoenix, AZ;
Armando Ramos-Estrada, 34, Phoenix, AZ;
Christian Nunez, 20, Phoenix, AZ;
Darryl Black, 26, St. Louis, MO;
Arieawn Richaud Dillon, 22, St. Louis, MO;
Daviyon Thomas, a/k/a “Big Boy”, 27, St. Louis, MO;
Gregory Hampton, a/k/a “Greasy”, 32, St. Louis, MO;
Travis Roberts, 28, St. Louis, MO;
Jerome Thomas, 45, St. Louis, MO;
Troy Parker, 47, St. Louis, MO; and
Jermaine Johnson, 45, St. Louis, MO.
Defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 19, 2017. Simmons, King, Randy Johnson and Annoor were charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base (“crack”). The other defendants were charged in a separate indictment with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.
If convicted of the heroin conspiracy charge, this carries a penalty of 10 years to life. If convicted of the cocaine base (“crack” cocaine) conspiracy charge, this carries a maximum penalty of twenty years in prison and/or fines up to $1,000,000. In determining the actual sentences, a judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis County Police Department and St. Charles City Police Department.
As is always the case, charges set forth in an indictment are merely accusations and do not constitute proof of guilt. Every defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty.