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Raleigh Gang Member Sentenced to 22 Years for Drug Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. – A Raleigh man was sentenced today to 264 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base (crack) and 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and distribution of crack. 

Gregory Warren Daniels, 32, was a member of the Nine Trey Gangster Bloods, a violent street gang that engages in distribution of controlled substances.  According to court documents and other information presented in court, Daniels conspired with others to distribute large amounts of crack and cocaine over a two-year period in the Raleigh area.  On five separate occasions, law enforcement conducted controlled purchases of crack from Daniels.   The Court also received evidence regarding violent assaults by Daniels at the direction of other gang members.  On February 24, 2021, Daniels plead guilty to the charges.

Michael Easley, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III. The Federal Bureau of Investigations and Raleigh Police Department investigated the case and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Tyler Lemons  prosecuted the case.

Related court documents and information can be found on the website of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina or on PACER by searching for Case No. 5:20-cr-00355-D-1.

Updated April 19, 2023

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