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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Middlesex Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that today in federal court, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced HAROLD DEVON SCARBORO, 25, of Middlesex, North Carolina to 18 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

SCARBORO was named in an Indictment filed on July 7, 2015 charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, cocaine base (crack), and marijuana.  On March 2, 2016, SCARBORO pled guilty to that charge. 

SCARBORO was identified as one of several cocaine distributors at an open-air drug market located at 357 Barns Lake Road, Middlesex, North Carolina, known as “Blazin Saddles.”

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).  Assistant United States Attorney Lawrence J. Cameron represented the government. 

Updated July 21, 2016