Wayne Phillpots and Granville Dobson of Baltimore were each sentenced to 15 yearsPosted on September 28, 2007
U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Wayne Phillpots, 27 years old, and Granville Dobson, 34 years old, both of Baltimore, today to 15 years in prison followed by five years of supervised
release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and
possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime,
announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J.
According to their guilty pleas, on December 22, 2006 law
enforcement officers searched 1615 North Warwick Avenue in
Baltimore where the defendants stored, packaged and sold drugs.
Officers seized 100.23 grams of crack cocaine and a digital scale
from a room occupied by Phillpots, along with a loaded IMI Desert
Eagle, .357 magnum PI semi-automatic handgun, a loaded Taurus
Model 85, .38 special revolver, ammunition and $11,544. Officers
also seized 93.99 grams of crack cocaine and a digital scale from a
room occupied by Dobson, along with a loaded Hi-Point CF .380
caliber, semi-automatic handgun, ammunition and $3,244.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Drug
Enforcement Administration and the Baltimore City Police
Department for their investigative work, and commended Assistant
United States Attorney Kwame J. Manley, who prosecuted the case.
Source: United States Department Of Justice