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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of North Carolina

Monday, June 4, 2018

Greenville Man Sentenced for Drug Distribution

RALEIGH – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that today in federal court, Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced CHICOBE ANTRELL WILLIAMS, 33, of Greenville, North Carolina to 151 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

WILLIAMS was named in an Indictment filed on April 11, 2017 charging him with four counts of distribution of a quantity of cocaine base (crack).  On January 8, 2018, WILLIAMS pled guilty to one count of distribution of a quantity of cocaine base (crack). 

According to the investigation, in October 2015, investigators with the Greenville Police Department and agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation began investigating the narcotics distribution activity of WILLIAMS.  A confidential informant was utilized to make four controlled purchases of cocaine base (crack) from WILLIAMSWILLIAMS utilized others to assist in his narcotics distribution.  In addition to the controlled purchases, WILLIAMS was arrested with crack in his possession.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Greenville Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Dena King represented the government. 

Drug Trafficking
Updated June 4, 2018