Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Leon Edwards and Russell Taylor Plea Guilty in Operation Delta Blues

LITTLE ROCK, AR --  The Arkansas Democrat Gazette is reporting that Judge James Moody accepted a guilty plea from Leon Edwards today. Edwards was the second half of the two man team of Trice and Edwards.

Leon Edwards, 34, entered the plea Tuesday morning before U.S. District Judge James Moody, admitting guilt to a charge of conspiracy to possess crack cocaine with intent to distribute. In exchange, other counts against him were dismissed.
The plea is conditional on Moody imposing a 22-year sentence. That will come at a later date after a pre-sentence report is complete, though Moody indicated he would "in all probability" impose the agreed-upon sentence
Earlier Tuesday, another Delta Blues defendant, 38-year-old Russell Taylor, pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug premises.

See full story: Edwards Pleads Guilty

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