Jan. 28– Law enforcement officials from at least 10 federal, state, and local agencies participated in today’s round-up of individuals indicted for federal drug trafficking violations, announced United States Attorney Edward L. Stanton III and Special Agent in Charge of the Memphis Division of the FBI A. Todd McCall.
The indictments were returned by a federal grand jury in Jackson on Jan. 21, but remained under seal until today’s arrests. The charges in the indictments stem from the illegal activity of selling, manufacturing, and distributing methamphetamine and marijuana, as well as possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
The suspects arrested during the operation were, according to the Justice Department:
•Richard Alley, 40, of Hardin County
•Bartee Rich, 36, of Hardin County
•Diana Williams, 42, of Hardin County