Selma man sentenced on cocaine trafficking charges

From staff reportsFebruary 21, 2013 

— A Selma man pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court in Wilmington to 180 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation.

Shountario Devon Walker, 30, was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and six counts of distribution of cocaine.

Evidence in the investigation revealed that Walker was operating in the Smithfield area and that between April 24 and June 5, Walker possessed and sold more than 500 grams of cocaine to an individual working with law enforcement.

The investigation into Walker was conducted by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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