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Delaware Port Employee Indicted On Drug Charges

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


PHILADELPHIA - Ronald Mays, 63, of Wilmington, Delaware was charged by indictment, unsealed today, with three counts of attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  Mays, who works for the Port of Wilmington, in Delaware, was arrested today by special agents with Homeland Security Investigations.


The indictment alleges that on or about January 6, 2014, February 12, 2014, and May 6, 2014, in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Mays attempted to possess cocaine.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 60 years in prison, a maximum fine of $3 million, at least four years of supervised release, and a special assessment of $300.


The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sozi Pedro Tulante.


An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated September 4, 2015

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