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Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:22:15 GMT
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:More >>
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:More >>
ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - In the early hours of Thursday morning,
the FBI, Central Alabama Drug Task Force, Elmore County Sheriff's
Office, USMS and DEA executed the second phase of a year-old drug
operation that ended with the arrest of 9 people.
federal grand jury handed down indictments on 14 people for drug and
weapons charges back in December. Today's operation focused on capturing
the 10 individuals that were not already in police custody.
As of 10 a.m. nine of those 10 people have been captured.
Authorities say the 10th individual, Carlos Harris of Wetumpka, is still on the run.
operation, according to the Elmore County Sheriff's Office, involves
gang activity related to the "BLOODS" street gang and is directly
related to the arrest of 38 individuals in May 2012.
morning's raid, law enforcement arrested Terry Tyrone Humphrey, 41, of
Montgomery; Tristan Travis Rawls, 33, of Wetumpka; Jacky Sagers, 32, of
Wetumpka; Arthur Rodrequis Young, 41, of Wetumpka; British Tremaine
George, 34, of Wetumpka; Damichael Orlane Chapman, 23, of Wetumpka; Duke
George, 33, of Wetumpka; Patrick Demond Hicks, 35, of Wetumpka; and
Robert McKenzie, 22, of Wetumpka.
Kevin Levan Elmore, 36, of
Montgomery; Stacy Rodrekus Calloway, 24, of Wetumpka; Markevius Jerrell
Calloway, 22, of Wetumpka; and Tyrone Devontae George, 24, of Wetumpka
are all already in custody on other charges.
According to the U.S.
Department of Justice, everyone arrested was charged with conspiring to
distribute or distributing over 280 grams of crack cocaine.
A number of those arrested are also charged with using cell phones to facilitate drug trafficking.
Stacy and Markevius Calloway are also each charged with possessing firearms in relation to their drug trafficking offenses.
If convicted, the defendants face a minimum of 10 years in prison with a maximum possible sentence of life in prison.
with information as to the whereabouts of Carlos Harris is urged to
call the Montgomery FBI office or the Elmore County Sheriff's Office.
12 East Delano Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36105