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Mercer County Man Admits Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – A Trenton man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to distribute over a kilogram of cocaine and crack cocaine in the Trenton area, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Bobby Williams, 37, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp in Trenton federal court to Count One of a superseding indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base.

According to the documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

From September 2013 through his arrest on Jan. 13, 2016, Williams conspired with co-defendants Khalfini Richardson, William Enmond and Capitol T. Wellons to distribute cocaine and manufacture and distribute crack cocaine primarily from two adjacent residences in Trenton.

At his plea hearing, Williams admitted conspiring to distribute a total of 1.72 kilograms of cocaine and 82.9 grams of crack cocaine.

The count to which Williams pleaded guilty carries a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison, a maximum potential penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine. Sentencing is scheduled for March 6, 2018.

Enmond entered a guilty plea and was sentenced on July 20, 2017 to 60 months in prison. Richardson and Wellons have also pleaded guilty and await sentencing.
Acting U.S. Attorney Fitzpatrick credited special agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Valerie A. Nickerson in Newark, with the investigation leading to today’s guilty plea.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Molly Lorber and Joseph Gribko of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division in Trenton.

Defense counsel: John S. Furlong Esq.

Updated November 14, 2017

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 17-428