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Multi-Agency Organized Crime Crackdown

DATE: January 30, 2014
SUBJECT: Narcotics Investigation and Arrests
RELEASE NUMBER: 2014-NR-013
CONTACT: Lt. Tim Everley
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Eric Williams & Chief Billy Bolin

Today there were numerous arrests of both state and federal offenders as the result of an extensive investigation involving narcotic sales, criminal gang activity, and weapons charges. The investigation was a cooperative effort of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Joint Drug Task Force, Indiana State Police, The Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, United States Marshals Service, the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office and the Unites States Attorney’s Office. 

The below listed subjects were arrested for state charges.  Please refer to the previous news release by the United States Attorney’s Office for further information on those who were charged federally. 

Michael Anthony-Dewana Hooker 24 years old
Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony
Dealing Cocaine CL. B Felony
Criminal Gang Activity CL. D Felony

Emmanuel Keith Fentress 22 years old
Conspiray To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony
Serious Violent Felon – Possession of a Firearm CL. B Felony
Felon Carrying A Firearm CL. C Felony

Sean Lamehl Shelby Jr. 22 years old
Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony
Criminal Gang Activity Class D Felony

Joel Jermaine Word 28 yrs old
Felon Carrying A Firearm CL. C Felony
Criminal Gang Activity CL. D Felony

Larry Jay Allgood 53 years old
Dealing Cocaine CL. A Felony
Dealing Cocaine CL. A Felony  
Dealing Cocaine CL. A Felony  

Hilda Mae Burris 52 years old
Possession of Cocaine CL. D Felony
Maintaining A Common Nuisance CL. D Felony

Timothy Jon Reitz 37 years old
Possession of Cocaine CL. D Felony

Leroy Gary Fentress 57 years old
Possession of Cocaine CL. B Felony
Possession of a Firearm By Felon CL. B Felony
Receiving Stolen Property CL. D Felony

Jonathan Montez Adams 24 years old
Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony

Braizion Dontay Robinson 20 years old
Dealing Cocaine CL. A Felony

Tony Ray Johnson Jr.  22 years old
Carrying A Weapon By A Felon CL. B Felony

Lamont Earl Xavier Payne 48 years old
Dealing Cocaine CL. A Felony

Maleek Tashon Davis 21 years old
Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony
Criminal Gang Activity CL. D Felony

Remaining at large are Diamante Shawnleel Jones 21 years old and Leonard Jerome Tucker Jr. 21 years old.  Diamante Jones is wanted for Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony and Leonard Tucker is wanted for Conspiracy To Deal Cocaine CL. A Felony and Dealing Cocaine CL. B Felony.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of either Diamante Jones or Leonard Tucker Jr. please call 911 or leave a tip HERE.  Both subjects are to be considered armed and dangerous.


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