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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

More Than Twenty Face Federal And State Charges In And Around Sampson County For Drug And Firearm Charges

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announce the arrests of five defendants pursuant to Federal Criminal Complaints for Narcotics Conspiracy today in Sampson County.

  • Antonio McKoy, 30, of Garland, NC
  • James Daniel McKoy, 51, of Garland, NC
  • Bryant Carr, 37, of Roseboro, NC
  • Andrekia Parker, 23, of Garland, NC
  • Anthony Barnes, 30, of Turkey, NC

 

The individual below also charged by Criminal Complaint is still at large.

  • Tony Chevallier, 30, of Turkey, NC
     

Over 20 federal and state arrest warrants were executed today in and around Sampson County as part of a yearlong investigation into a violent multi-defendant drug trafficking organization.  During this investigation, law enforcement was able to seize over 11 pounds of cocaine and purchase several firearms.

The charges and allegations contained in the Compliants are merely accusations.  The defendants are considered innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.  

The case is a federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) criminal matter being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation, Jacksonville Police Department, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the North Carolina Departments of Revenue and Emergency Management.

Updated September 29, 2016