Nashville Field Division

Investigation Yields Arrest In Lebanon Bombing

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Lebanon, TN — Richard Parker, age 49, of Lebanon, was arrested and taken into custody today. The intelligence gathered and evidence collected provided enough probable cause to arrest Parker for this double homicide stemming from the explosives incident occurring Monday at a residence. The case was presented to a Wilson County Grand Jury and they returned indictments for two counts of Felony First Degree Murder and two counts of Pre-Meditated First Degree Murder. Parker is also charged with a count of Unlawful Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

Vice Lord Leader Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.  January 28, 2014–Sterling Rivers a/k/a “Little Real”26, of Lebanon, Tennessee, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court to 28 years in prison for  conspiring to distribute large quantities of crack cocaine and cocaine, as part of his involvement in a criminal street gang called the Unknown Vice Lords, announced David Rivera, U. S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Twenty-Six Individuals Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-- A federal grand jury in Greeneville returned a 24-count indictment on Jan. 14, 2014, against John A. Ayers, a.k.a. Blondie, 31, of Rutledge, Tenn.; Gary S. Valentine, 53, of Knoxville, Tenn.; Victor M. Lynn, 51, of Rutledge, Tenn.; Paula W. Teague, 45, of Fairmont, Ga.; Eric R. Sizemore, 37, of East Berndstadt, Ky.; Drew A. Gregg, Jr., 36, of Newport, Tenn.; Joseph A. Jackson, a.k.a. Joey Jackson, 47, of Russellville, Tenn.; Teresa J. Turner, a.k.a. Terri Red, 52, of Whitesburg, Tenn.; Charles E. Bishop, a.k.a. Chucky, 51, of Whitesburg, Tenn.; Donna S.

Nashville Gang Member Convicted of Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses Near Elementary School

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 26, 2013 – Christopher Ray Moody, 29, of Nashville, Tenn., was found guilty yesterday by a federal jury of multiple drug trafficking and firearms offenses, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.  Moody’s crimes were committed from 2008 – 2011 and many were committed in and around specially protected areas around schools and public housing.

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