Fuquay-Varina man sentenced for drug trafficking

From staff reportsNovember 5, 2012 

— A Fuquay-Varina man, who was found guilty on June 8 of drug charges, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Brandon Lashon Ingram, 30, was convicted of conspiracy to traffick cocaine and crack cocaine, possession of 280 grams of crack cocaine and some powdered cocaine and distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine. He was actually given sentences of 360 months and 240 months on the separate charges, but both sentences will be served concurrently.

The investigation that led to Ingram’s arrest is an ongoing program entitled, “Operation Freight Train.”

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