Drug Enforcement Administration


Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge

October 13, 2017

Contact: Special Agent Cheryl Davis

Phone Number: (571) 362-1859

Four Ohio Men Indicted In Meth Distribution Conspiracy

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Four men from Akron, Ohio, have been indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. 

Named in the five-count indictment are: Michael E. Davis, 47; James E. Sanders, 50; Christopher J. Proctor, 50, and Rashaad M. Thomas, 40. All four are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine and possession with the intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine. 

Thomas was charged with an additional count of possession with the intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine. Davis and Sanders were also charged with being felons in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The investigation was conducted by members of the Akron/Summit County HIDTA Initiative, which includes the U.S. Drug Enforcement (DEA), Akron Police Department, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and a host of other law enforcement agencies from Summit County, including the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office. 

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Teresa Riley.

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