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Twenty-Five Indicted Federally In And Around Sampson County For Drug And Firearm Charges

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

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announces a 49-count criminal indictment for Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances, Continuing Criminal Enterprise, Money Laundering, and Firearm offenses arising out of a Title III wiretap investigation in Sampson County.  The following defendants were indicted:

  • Antonio Kevin McKoy, 30, of Garland, NC
  • James Daniel McKoy, 51, of Garland, NC
  • Bryant Douglas Carr, 37, of Roseboro, NC
  • Andrekia Jolanda Parker, 23, of Garland, NC
  • Anthony Lee Barnes, Jr., 30, of Turkey, NC
  • Tony Chevallier, 30, of Turkey, NC
  • Jafa McKoy, 37, of Roseboro, NC
  • Deames Frederick Henry, 36, of Garland, NC
  • Earl Jeffrey Melvin, 38, of Roseboro, NC
  • Darryl Clifton McKoy, 34, of Garland, NC
  • Jabarr Ryeheine Rudolph, 37, of Clinton, NC
  • Brandon O’Brian Smith, 31, of Elizabethtown, NC
  • William Darrell Garner, 38, of Fayetteville, NC
  • Craig Anthony Melvin, 25, of Raleigh, NC
  • Braylynn Spencer, 24, Garland, NC
  • Greg Bright, 31, of Turkey, NC
  • Bryan Derrick Carr, 31, of Rose Hill, NC
  • Ryan Eric Carr, 30, of Clinton, NC
  • Donald Ray Garner, 43, of Clinton, NC
  • Derrick Tyrone Ingram, 33, Roseboro, NC
  • Derrell Eugene Wilson, 55, of Warsaw, NC
  • David Fitzgerald Williams, 35, of Garland, NC
  • Robert Antonio Parker, 30, of Clinton, NC
  • Harry Thomas Oates, Jr., 48, of Dudley, NC
  • Russell Condell Bell, Jr., 26, of Roseboro, NC

The indictment alleges that the defendants were part of a violent drug trafficking organization operating in and around Sampson County.  

  The charges and allegations contained in the Indictment 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 October 27, 2016