October 13, 2017
Contact: Brian McNeal
Phone Number: (571) 362-1498
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.