A dozen Chattanoogans indicted in federal cocaine conspiracy

A dozen Chattanoogans indicted in federal cocaine conspiracy

December 11th, 2013 by Todd South in Local - Breaking News

A dozen local residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged crack-cocaine conspiracy that ran from at least January 2012 through May 2013.

If convicted on the charges, all of the defendants face a 10 year minimum sentence, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office press release. Four of those listed face a 20-year maximum sentence.

Seven of the 12 made their initial court appearances Tuesday.

Chattanooga residents:

Timothy Wade Sawyer, 45

Carol Chalk, 45,

Jackie M. Sawyer, 43

James McClendon, 47

Brandon Harris, 24

Thaddeus Lewis, 61

Antonio Mathis, 37

Connie Moore, 59,

Jeff Spencer, 32

Terry Williams, 58

Ronald Edward Todd, 43

Ooltewah resident:

Eric Crockett, 37