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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 8, 2014

Twenty-eight Alamance County And Two Guilford County Residents Indicted

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven men and three women have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Greensboro, North Carolina on charges of drug trafficking and illegal weapons possession, announced Ripley Rand, United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.  The defendants reside in Alamance and Guilford Counties.

The fifteen indictments allege violations under Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1) and 843(b), and Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(c)(1)(A)(i), to include: conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and marihuana, the distribution of cocaine hydrochloride, cocaine base and marihuana, the use of communications facilities to facilitate the conspiracy to distribute marihuana, possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking activity and possession of firearms by convicted felons.

Indicted and in custody are:

Dennis Ray Bass, 32

Lashaun Christopher Bolton, 23

Jamar Levelle Bradley, 23

Kelly Denise Bradley, 30

Debra Edmunds Brown, 49

William Earl Brown, Jr., 29

Mandrell Edward Davis, 24

Walter Lewis Ferguson, 40

Joshua Gant, Jr., 31

Jesse Nicholas Gowing, 27

Derek Leon Hinton, 29

Brandon Tremayne Holman, 30

Harry Deangelo Lea, 25

Laquan Gavanete Love, 21

Vondrell Xavier Majette, 26

Danny Lee McCollum, 30

Tyler Corda McGee, 21

Bradley Lee McNeil, 27

Bobby Deshaun Page, 30

Terrance Romeck Page, 33

Michael Brian Poteat, 31

Anthony Mandrell Rogers, 28

Richard Lamar Ruffin, 34

Donte Luther Williamson, 24

Indicted, but not yet in custody are:

Brittney Michelle Brown, 27

Stanley Curtis Gillom, 29

Grayland Duran Graves, 37

Travis Dewayne Jeffries, 27

Thomas Delawrence Leath, 45

Kendrick Eugene Sellars, 26

The cases were investigated by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Burlington Police Department, Graham Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, which includes the Eden Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, High Point Police Department, and the Winston-Salem Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, and the United States Marshal’s Service.

The charges contained in the indictments are allegations. The defendants are presumed innocent unless and until each is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Updated March 19, 2015