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The operation moved more than 20 kilos of meth in Georgia, Florida

Four individuals associated with a massive Methamphetamine ring operating out of Moultrie, Georgia were sentenced Tuesday, November 13, 2018, announced United States Attorney Charles E. Peeler. The sentences were handed down by the Honorable Leslie J. Abrams. There have been a total of 25 sentencings related to the same illegal drug distribution ring.

Authorities estimate that the group was responsible for the distribution of more than 20 kilograms of the drug. From May until November 2016, an organization of 30 individuals distributed Methamphetamine in and around Moultrie, Georgia. According to court evidence, some of these transactions also occurred in Atlanta, GA and parts of Florida, including at the Georgia-Florida line.

The individuals sentenced Tuesday, November 13, 2018 are as follows:

Brenda Trimble age 32 of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty on February 14, 2018 to Distribution of Methamphetamine. Trimble was sentenced to 132 months to serve, 4 years supervised release.

Michael Stamper age 35 of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty on April 25, 2018 to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. Stamper was sentenced to 180 months to serve, 5 years supervised release. 

Christin Johnson age 33 of Coolidge, GA, pled guilty on April 25, 2018 to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. Johnson was sentenced to 90 months to serve, 5 years supervised release.

Will Barron age 30 of Monticello, FL, pled guilty on February 14, 2018 to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute controlled substances. Barron was sentenced to 96 months to serve, 5 years supervised release.

“These individuals are part of a large, illegal operation distributing one of the most deadly drugs today,” said Charles E. Peeler, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. “Each had a role in moving Methamphetamine across Georgia, into our smaller communities and larger cities. Dismantling this ring makes our state safer, and I credit the tenacious efforts of more than a dozen law enforcement agencies and our committed prosecutorial team that joined together to successfully end this meth operation.”

The following individuals were sentenced the week of October 22-26, 2018:

Borris Fuller age 41 of Moultrie, GA pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 360 months to serve, 10 years supervised release

Shundrez Fuller age 21 of Tallahassee, FL, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 144 months, 5 years supervised release

Walter Treanor age 36 of Pelham, GA, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 228 months to serve, 5 years supervised release

Rebecca Lawrence age 47 of DeLeon Springs, FL, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to120 months, 5 years supervised release

Leory Valdez age 33 of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 180 months, 10 years supervised release

Artaviouis Williams age 33, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 180 months to serve, 5 years supervised release

Derrick Wright age 31, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute controlled substances and was sentenced to 192 months to serve, 5 years supervised release

Heather Crawford age 36, of Cecil, GA, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute controlled substances and was sentenced to 96 months to serve, 5 years supervised release

Cedric Butts age 29, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute controlled substances and was sentenced to 200 months to serve, 5 years supervised release

Shaquese McIntyre age 22, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine (Count 1), Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime (Count 2) and was sentenced to160 months to serve, 4 years supervised release

Marcus Andrews age 35, of Bristol, FL, pled guilty to Conspiracy to possess Meth with the Intent to Distribute and was sentenced to 145 months, 3 years supervised release

Sharon Blackwell age 46, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 100 months, 5 years supervised release

Samuel Butler age 56, of Crawford, FL, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute controlled substances and was sentenced to  96 months, 5 years supervised release 

Michael Dampier age 45, of Doerun, GA, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 160 months to serve, 5 years supervised release and a $100 mandatory assessment

Devin Dorminey age 23, of Lake City, FL, pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Drug User and was sentenced to 18 months, 3 years supervised release

Leroy Haynes age 41, of Norman Park, GA, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 180 months, 5 years supervised release

Michael Kulak age 45, of DeLeon Springs, FL, pled guilty to Interstate Travel in Aid of Racketeering Enterprises and was sentenced to 24 months, 3 years supervised release 

Stephanie McMurphy age 39, of Adel, GA, pled guilty to Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a school and was sentenced to 102 months to serve, 6 years supervised release

Avery Norman age 37, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Use of a Communication Device in Furtherance of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and was sentenced to 24 months, 1 year supervised release

Cambrick Taylor age 22, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Interstate Travel in Aid of Racketeering Enterprises, and was sentenced to 12 months and day to serve, 2 years supervised release

Melissa Valdez Williams age 30, of Moultrie, GA, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute controlled substances and was sentenced to 180 months, 5 years supervised release

The case was investigated by agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Georgia Bureau of Investigations, Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office, Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, Tift County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Grady County Sheriff’s Office, Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Leon County Florida Sheriff’s Office, Volusia County Florida Bureau of Investigation and Moultrie Police Department.

Assistant United States Attorney Leah E. McEwen is prosecuting the case for the United States.

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