News Release
Date: December 5, 2008
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Cincinnati Man Sentenced to Over 7 Years for Trafficking in Heroin and Crack

DEC 5 -- (Ft. Mitchell, Ky.) James A. Zerhusen, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, announced today that Grady Williams, 39, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was sentenced to 90 months in federal prison for Trafficking and Conspiring to Traffic in cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin.

In August of 2008, Williams plead guilty to the charges. At the plea hearing, Williams admitted that in September of 2006, an Erlanger (KY) Police Officer pulled over Williams and his co-defendant David Spencer. After searching the vehicle, police found 35.584 grams of crack cocaine, 24.456 grams of powder cocaine, and 6.871 grams of a mixture of heroin and cocaine. A jury convicted Spencer for the same offenses last week. Spencer will be sentenced in February.

The investigation was conducted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani.


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