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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Northampton Man Sentenced for Cocaine Conspiracy

GREENVILLE – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that in federal court today, Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard, sentenced ANTHONY TYRONE MOODY, 45, of Seaboard, North Carolina, to 84 months in prison and 5 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine.  MOODY previously pled guilty to this charge on August 10, 2015.   

On September 10, 2014, the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested MOODY when MOODY was delivering 8 ounces of cocaine to a cooperating witness.  The investigation revealed that MOODY was responsible for distributing 45 kilograms of cocaine since the early 2000’s.

The investigation of this case was conducted by the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.  The federal prosecution was handled by Special Assistant United States Attorney Glenn Perry.  Mr. Perry is a prosecutor with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office.  Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb has assigned Mr. Perry to the United States Attorney’s Office to prosecute federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force criminal matters.  Mr. Perry’s assignment to the United States Attorney’s Office has been made possible by grants funded by the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Updated August 9, 2016