23 indicted on racketeering, drug charges in Cocke County

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Twenty-three people have been indicted in by a grand jury in Greeneville on federal racketeering charges in connection with an alleged chop shop and drug ring in Cocke County, according to a release from U.S. Attorney James R. Dedrick.

According to the release, the charges include conducting a racketeering enterprise, racketeering conspiracy, operation of a chop shop, interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicles and property, receipt of stolen motor vehicles, altering identification numbers on motor vehicles and parts, trafficking in motor vehicles with altered identification numbers, and conspiring to distribute cocaine and marijuana.

Here's the list of people named in the 36-count indictment:

RAYMOND EDDIE HAWK, age 55, of Newport, Tennessee;
THOMAS GRANT WILLIAMS, age 33, of Newport, Tennessee;
JAMES ALFRED SISK, age 46, of Newport, Tennessee;
ERIC SCOTT WILLIAMS, age 31, of Newport, Tennessee;
MILBURN THOMAS WILLIAMS, age 61, of Newport, Tennessee;
ROBECCA NICOLE HAWK, age 28, of Newport, Tennessee;
CURTIS GENE REED, age 40, of Newport, Tennessee;
DARRELL KEITH BURGIN, age 39, of Del Rio, Tennessee;
TIMOTHY WADE CHRISMAN, age 50, of Newport, Tennessee;
DOYLE MALOY, age 60, of Cosby, Tennessee;
ANGELA DENISE BROWN, age 29, of Newport, Tennessee;
KALEP A. HANEY, age 20, of Newport, Tennessee;
KIMBERLY DAWN ATKINS, age 25, of Newport, Tennessee;
SHROPSHIRE, age 45, of Newport, Tennessee;
JOSE ELPIDIO CABRERA, age 31, of Newport, Tennessee;
JEANNIE DAWN JAMES also known as JEANNIE CALDWELL, age 40, of Newport, Tennessee;
GERALD LYNN JONES, age 57, of Newport, Tennessee;
CALVIN D. IVEY, age 44, of Newport, Tennessee;
ROGER W. MILLER, age 60, of Dandridge, Tennessee;
JOSHUA VAUGHN BURGIN, age 29, of Del Rio, Tennessee;
BRIAN D. ASKEW, age 38, of Newport, Tennessee;
FELICIA DARLENE STEWART, age 39, of Newport, Tennessee; and
BRENDA L. BROWN, age 41, of Newport, Tennessee.

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  • by TimC Location: Knoxville on Jun 16, 2009 at 05:12 PM
    Don't do the crime if you can't do the time


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