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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 5, 2017

Dallas Man Sentenced to 110 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

DALLAS — Al Torrell Beasley, a/k/a “Rody,” 39, of Dallas, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater to 110 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in November 2015 to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Beasley and twenty additional defendants, mostly from north Texas and Oklahoma, were arrested in May 2015 in a joint operation led by the Dallas Police Department, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and the Dallas FBI – Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force.

Of the twenty-one defendants who were indicted, 19 have pleaded guilty and 16 of those have been sentenced. Charges against one defendant were dismissed, and one remains a fugitive.

According to documents filed in the case, on several occasions between January 2013 and May 2015, Beasley possessed with the intent to distribute and distributed cocaine base in the Dallas area for co-defendant Roger Jackson from an apartment complex on Peabody Road in Dallas. Beasley often used a cellular telephone to discuss, negotiate, and facilitate drug transactions with his co-conspirators, which were his source of supply and/or customers.

During the period that the conspiracy was ongoing, Beasley possessed with the intent to distribute and/or distributed 189.75 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base and 148.75 grams of cocaine.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Phelesa Guy prosecuted.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Lisa Slimak 214-659-8600 Lisa.Slimak@usdoj.gov
Updated May 5, 2017