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Two Knoxville men among 11 indicted in drug distribution case

Johnson City Press • Updated Apr 25, 2019 at 2:01 PM

A grand jury returned indictments for 11 people charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl in East Tennessee.

Among those are two Knoxville men, Darrle Wade Harris, 54, and Cordarryl Wade Harris, 27.

Also named in the indictments were: 

• Ronald Anthony Thompson, 29, of Detroit, Michigan

• DeAirrus Jamar Taylor, 28, of Plymouth, Michigan

• Deshawn Lee Greene, 24, of Detroit, Michigan

• Jamal Mylen McDonald, 22, of Detroit, Michigan

• Raynell Eugene McDonald, 49, of Detroit, Michigan

• Raphiel Antwon Thompson, 28, of Detroit, Michigan

• Robert Lee-Rogener McDonald, 28, of Romulus, Michigan

• Keith Madison, 53, of Detroit, Michigan

• Sherard Ramon Taylor, 32, of Detroit, Michigan

The indictments allege that all 11 were involved in a conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and/or 40 grams or more of fentanyl in East Tennessee.

Each faces a minimum five years in prison, at least four years of supervised release and a fine of up to $5 million.

Their trial is set for June 18, in U.S. District Court in Knoxville. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Quencer will be prosecuting.

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