Category: Georgia – Middle District

22 Defendants Charged in 22-Count Indictment Alleging Middle Georgia Drug Trafficking Ring | USAO-MDGA

ALBANY, Ga. – 22 individuals are facing federal charges resulting from an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) investigation into an alleged armed drug trafficking organization distributing methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl…

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Co-Defendants Sentenced in Methamphetamine, Heroin Conspiracy Directed from Two Georgia Prisons | USAO-MDGA

ALBANY, Ga. –  Two individuals involved in a heroin and methamphetamine trafficking network directed by inmates from two Georgia prisons were sentenced to federal prison today for their crimes. Joseph…

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Co-Defendants Plead Guilty to Conspiracy Charges Related to 10-Kilo Meth Bust in Lee County, Georgia | USAO-MDGA

ALBANY, Ga. –  Three individuals involved in an illegal drug ring responsible for distributing approximately ten kilograms of methamphetamine in Southwest Georgia entered guilty pleas in federal court today. Matthew…

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West Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing with Intent to Distribute 765 Grams of Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogue | USAO-MDGA

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Columbus resident with a lengthy criminal history pleaded guilty to attempting to distribute nearly 500 grams of fentanyl and 265 grams of a fentanyl analogue. Michael Schlarman,…

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Covington Resident Pleads Guilty to Supplying Methamphetamine to Monroe County Dealer | USAO-MDGA

MACON, Ga. – A Covington, Georgia, resident was sentenced to federal prison today after he admitted to supplying a large quantity of methamphetamine to a Monroe County, Georgia, drug dealer. Frank…

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Macon Reentry Coalition Partners Call on Citizens to Serve in Community Reentry Effort | USAO-MDGA

MACON, Ga. – Members of the Macon Reentry Coalition, a collaborative effort among community and law enforcement organizations focused on addressing the needs of people who were once incarcerated by helping…

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Career Offender Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Stolen Firearm | USAO-MDGA

VALDOSTA, Ga. – A Thomasville, Georgia, resident with a violent criminal history who fled from police after being caught illegally with multiple weapons — including a stolen AR-15 semi-automatic rifle —…

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Final Defendants in Moultrie Meth Trafficking Network Sentenced | USAO-MDGA

ALBANY, Ga. – The remaining defendants guilty of participating in a methamphetamine trafficking network based out of Moultrie, Georgia, were sentenced to prison for their crimes. Robert Lee Smith, III,…

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Valdosta Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Producing Child Sexual Assault Material | USAO-MDGA

VALDOSTA, Ga. – A Valdosta man who produced child sexual assault material involving two young children was sentenced to the statutory maximum prison sentence of 60 years in prison today. Henry…

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Macon Man Sentenced to the Statutory Maximum Prison Sentence for Distributing Child Sexual Assault Material | USAO-MDGA

MACON, Ga. – A Macon resident was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison after he assumed the social media identity of a 12-year-old girl using threats and then forced the…

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