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25 charged in a recording studio targeting drug use | USAO-NDTX

Twenty-five suspected drug traffickers have been charged in “Operation Papercheck Fresh,” U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, Chad E. Meacham, announced.

During a large-scale operation last Thursday – which involved eight law enforcement agencies targeting nine locations, including a recording studio in the Bryan Place neighborhood of Dallas – officers and agents also seized cocaine, methamphetamine, THC and fake pharmaceutical pills; eight vehicles; 37 guns; and over $300,000 in US currency.

Those charged in a 34-count indictment unsealed on Friday include:

  • Durrell Kevon Haynes, aka “Duggie”, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine,
  • Morris Burrell Haynes aka “Bull” charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm (Century Arms 9mm) in the course of a crime of drug trafficking, criminal in possession of a firearm
  • Camira Lashe Anderson, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Baron Wayne Bennett, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Brandon Earl Boyd Jr., aka “Shook”, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana,
  • Gilbert Garza, aka “Chicko”, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • Quinton Dwayne Vine, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Devonshire Labrandiff Hudson, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Anthony Dewayne Leffall, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm (Glock 9mm) in pursuit of a crime of drug trafficking
  • Desmond Jamal Quinones, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, criminal in possession of a firearm
  • Jasmine Shanice Reagor, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • Chadrick Demar Sullivan, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Carlos Ronsha Thomas Jr., aka “Uno Loso”, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • Darrick D. Williams, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Those charged through a criminal complaint include:

  • Chadrick Alex, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance
  • Deontate Alex, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance
  • Darian Prunty, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance
  • Corry Richardson charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substance

An indictment is only an allegation of criminal conduct, not evidence. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

If convicted, the defendants face life in federal prison.

Dallas Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Dallas Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, US Marshals Service, Dallas Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Texas Department of Public Safety, Dallas County Police Department, the Office of the Dallas County Sheriff, DeSoto Police Department and Ellis County Police Department led the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorneys John Kull and Joe Magliolo are prosecuting the case.

The Texoma High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), through its board of directors comprised of federal, state and local agency heads from North Texas and Oklahoma, administers approximately 4,000 $000.00 in grants provided by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to establish and support drug task forces in North Texas and Oklahoma. Drug task force operations that combine federal, state, and local resources, such as the one conducted in this critical investigation, make our communities safer and represent the strength of the HIDTA program by delivering an exceptional return on investment from the ONDCP and Texoma HIDTA funding grant.