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20 DFW residents indicted in marijuana ring

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Federal indictments against 20 North Texas residents have been unsealed, revealing an alleged drug ring that's been in the works for three years.

According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldana, the accused range in age from 19 to 50.

Search warrants led the seizure of 25 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, 600 marijuana plants, 10 cars -- including a Bentley, a Porsche, and a Mercedes.

The following people are charged with possession and intent to distribute marijuana:

Sylvespa Eugene Adams, aka "Sylvesta Adams," "Pa," and "Paw," 25
Alma Diane Smith, aka "Diane Williams," 30
Michael Wayne-Cortez Ayers, aka "Big Mike," 33
Isaac Demon Mathis, aka "Ike" "Issac Damone Mathis," 30
David Laploise Jones, aka "Nino," 31 
Kory Lamonte Crayton, aka "Mokmu Tave" and "Coon," 39
Taurus Kion Silmom, aka "T.K.," 30
Nathan Dewayne Brown, 21
Connell Heads, 50
Marvin Jamel Fantroy, aka "Seven," 32
Lamondrius Denard Kidd, 28
Modrick Jamal Spencer, 28
Waymon Madison, 39
Edward Lee Witherspoon, 50
Robin James Criss, aka "June Bug," 30
Andre Demacus Reid, aka "Black," 27
Rachael O'Neal, 20
Natasha Brown, 34
Jovanna Renee Bonner, 19
Precious Starr Lecreas Gowans, 30

Each count could bring a sentence of five to 40 years in federal prison and a $5 million fine.

Saldana says Sylvespa Adams and Diane Smith are also charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering. Those charges could bring a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.

 

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