South Carolina News: Columbia, Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Agents Make Arrests in Multi-State Drug Ring

South Carolina News: Columbia, Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Agents Make Arrests in Multi-State Drug Ring

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced multiple federal arrests today, effected by a collaborative effort between local, state, and federal law enforcement across multiple federal districts. Indictments were unsealed in federal courts in South Carolina, North Carolina, and California during the arrested defendants’ initial appearance and arraignment hearings this afternoon.

The following have been charged in a two-count federal indictment with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine, cocaine, methamphetamine, oxycodone and marijuana, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846 and conspiracy to commit money laundering, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1956(h).

Darry Hemphill, a/k/a “D”, a/k/a “D-Hemp”, age 30 of Rock Hill

Mikie Marcell Caldwell, a/k/a “Big Mike”, age 36 of Charlotte

Gabriel L’Ambiance Ingram, a/k/a “Big Shot”, a/k/a“ Big Shot Rock, a/k/a “Rock”, age 29 of Rock Hill

Archie Arsenio Caldwell, a/k/a “Nuk”, a/k/a “Nuk Crook”, age 29 of Rock Hill

Dontavis Devar Jordan, a/k/a “Rock”, age 30 of Rock Hill

Darrelll Larod Crockett, a/k/a “Unc”, a/k/a “Croc”, age 46 of Rock Hill

Patricia Ann Hemphill, age 47 of Rock Hill

Drece Larod McMullen, a/k/a “Cup”, age 45 of Charlotte

Carl Michael Mann, II, a/k/a “Pike”, age 35 of Rock Hill

Herbert Reginald Demario Dewese, a/k/a “50”, a/k/a “Big 50”, age 28 of Rock Hill

Cravelyn Squilla Davis, a/k/a “Sack”, a/k/a “Sack Gabanna”, age 25 of Blythewood

Odarrius Breonte Adams, a/k/a “Breezy”, age 34 of Charlotte

Seqvoya Anginette Neely, a/k/a “Sequoya Anginette Neely”, age 39 of Charlotte

Rondal Rollin, age 59 of Los Angeles, California

The defendants face a maximum penalty of life imprisonment and a fine of $20,000,000.

While most of the defendants were arrested in the Rock Hill and Charlotte area, three of the defendants were arrested elsewhere. Davis was arrested in Columbia, (South Carolina), Adams was arrested in Georgia, and Rollin was arrested in California.

Defendants Dontavis Devar Jordan, Carl Michael Mann, II, and Herbert Reginald Demario Dewese remain at large. Law enforcement would request that any information regarding the whereabouts of these defendants be shared with local, state, or federal authorities.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Internal Revenue Service, United States Marshals’ Service, York County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit, City of Rock Hill Police Department, the Charlotte, North Carolina Police Department, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina, United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, and the York County Solicitor’s Office. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney William K. Witherspoon of the Columbia office.

USA Lydon praised the law enforcement partnerships in today’s arrests. “Local, state, and federal law enforcement officers from several agencies across multiple states worked in lockstep today to not only secure arrests in this long term investigation but to also continue their daily collective mission to secure our communities.”

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in this indictment are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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SOURCE: news provided by JUSTICE.GOV on Thursday, June 14, 2018