Nashville Field Division

Vice Lord Leader Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison


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


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


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.