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Wilmington Police Department
Friday October 18th, 2019 :: 03:57 p.m. EDT

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Wilmington Police join Delaware Department of Justice in announcing sentencing for three leaders of drug operation:

The Wilmington Police Department joins the Delaware Department of Justice in announcing the outcome of an investigation into a drug operation.
 
The Delaware Department of Justice today announced the following:
 
Three men at the helm of a massive drug dealing enterprise were sentenced to prison in Superior Court. Dwayne White, 36, of Wilmington, Eric Lloyd, 40, of New Castle, and Damon Anderson, 40, were convicted of numerous charges in June for their roles in the organization. An investigation into the enterprise from early 2015 through the fall of 2017 led to indictments on charges including racketeering, money laundering, tax evasion, witness intimidation and drug dealing.
 

  • Dwayne White - Guilty of Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, 2 counts of Conspiracy First Degree (for conspiring to commit a murder), Drug Dealing Heroin (Tier 4 or higher), Drug Dealing Cocaine (Tier 4 or higher), 8 Counts of Conspiracy Second Degree, Aggravated Possession of Heroin (Tier 5 or higher), Money Laundering, Criminal Solicitation First Degree, Aggravated Act of Intimidation, Bribing a Witness, Attempt to Evade Taxes, and Tampering With Physical Evidence, sentenced to 54 years in prison plus probation.
  • Eric Lloyd - Guilty of Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Money Laundering, Attempt to Evade Taxes, and 2 Counts of Conspiracy Second Degree, sentenced to 30 years in prison plus probation.
  • Damon Anderson - Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, 2 counts of Drug Dealing Tier 4, Money Laundering, and Attempt to Evade Taxes, sentenced to 25 years plus probation.
Deputy Attorneys General Mark Denney, Erika Flaschner and Jamie McCloskey prosecuted the cases, all of which were investigated by Wilmington Police Department Sgt. Steven Barnes, FBI Special Agent Shawn Haney, WPD Det. Devon Jones, the members of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, and managed by countless staff at the Delaware Dept. of Justice including Shanaya Eyong, Donna Lindsey and David Crist. 
 
Chief Robert J. Tracy applauded the efforts of investigators in this case, which involved extensive collaboration and teamwork among agencies serving at all levels of government – local, state and federal.
 
“I am proud of the efforts of our personnel as well as those from our partner agencies in bringing justice in this case,” said Chief Tracy. “This is a prime example of the importance of our positive working relationships with our colleagues in law enforcement, and our shared commitment to public safety.”

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