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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

4 Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Crack Cocaine Distribution In Peekskill

Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), Don Halmy, Chief of the Peekskill Police Department (“PPD”), and Thomas Gleason, Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Public Safety (“WCDPS”), announced the unsealing of a one-count Indictment charging JORDAN CAMPBELL, a/k/a “Jayoh,” DERRICK DICKEY, a/k/a “D,” TERRANCE PATTERSON, a/k/a “Cupid,” a/k/a “Q,” and JOHNNIE THOMAS, a/k/a “Country,” with crack cocaine distribution in the Peekskill-area.  All four defendants were taken into custody today.  The case is assigned to U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas.

As alleged in the Indictment unsealed today in White Plains federal court[1]:

JORDAN CAMPBELL, a/k/a “Jayoh,” DERRICK DICKEY, a/k/a “D,” TERRANCE PATTERSON, a/k/a “Cupid,” a/k/a “Q,” and JOHNNIE THOMAS, a/k/a “Country,” conspired to distribute at least 280 grams or more of crack cocaine between March 2020 and August 2020. 

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Each defendant faces a maximum term of life in prison and a mandatory minimum term of 10 years.  The maximum potential sentences in this case are prescribed by Congress and are provided here for informational purposes only, as any sentencing of the defendants will be determined by the judge.

Ms. Strauss praised the outstanding investigative work of the FBI’s Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force – which comprises agents and detectives from the FBI, Yonkers Police Department, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, WCDPS, PPD, Putnam County Sheriff, Mount Vernon Police Department, NYPD, Greenburgh Police Department, New Rochelle Police Department, Ramapo Police Department, and U.S. Probation. 

This case is being handled by the Office’s White Plains Division and Violent and Organized Crime Unit.  Assistant United States Attorneys Shiva H. Logarajah, Jacob Warren, and David R. Felton are in charge of the prosecution.           

The charges contained in the Indictment are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

[1] As the introductory phrase signifies, the entirety of the text of the Indictment and the description of the Indictment set forth herein constitute only allegations, and every fact described should be treated as an allegation.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Contact: 
James Margolin, Nicholas Biase (212) 627-2600
Press Release Number: 
20-272
Updated December 1, 2020