Raymond Donovan Williams Convicted Of Federal Drug Crimes
MOBILE, Ala. – Raymond Donovan Williams, 32, of Chickasaw, was convicted in federal court today for his participation in a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Williams’ jury trial started before Hon. Kristi K. Dubose this morning, and ended with the jury verdict of guilty on both charges returned shortly before 5:00 p.m. today.
As a result of the guilty verdicts, Judge Dubose remanded Williams into the custody of the United States Marshal’s Office pending the imposition of sentence in the case, and ordered that the sentencing hearing be set for February 14, 2014. She ordered the United States Probation Office to prepare a presentence investigation report to assist her in determining the appropriate sentence, as is required in every criminal case prior to the imposition of sentence. Williams faces terms of imprisonment ranging from 5 years to 40 years on each count.
The case was investigated by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations. It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney=s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.