Man gets seven years for drug trafficking in Fuquay-Varina
Posted July 10, 2012
Fuquay-Varina, N.C. — A man convicted of selling drugs in Wake County for a decade was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.
Senior U.S. District Judge W. Earl Britt handed down the sentence to Steven Andre Dennis, 30, for conspiring to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and powder cocaine.
Dennis will serve five years of supervised release following his prison term.
He was arrested as part of Operation Freight Train, which is an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in the Fuquay-Varina area, according to U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker.
The investigation - conducted by the Fuquay-Varina Police Department, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration - revealed Dennis sold large amounts of crack cocaine and cocaine in the southern part of Wake County from 2000 to 2010.