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Case Number: 1:20-cr-00070-MR-WCM
Judge: Martin Reidinger
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (Macklenburg County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Charlotte, NC: Drug trafficking meth, fentanyl and other narcotics criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Lillian Elaine Brady, 53, Cherokee, N.C., who was indicted for trafficking methamphetamine, fentanyl and other narcotics.
In April 2020, law enforcement learned that Brady was a major supply source of methamphetamine and other narcotics in and around Cherokee. Over the course of the investigation, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Brady’s residence, seizing methamphetamine, fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone, morphine, and marijuana, drug paraphernalia, $3,725 in cash, a loaded firearm, and ammunition. On February 17, 2021, Brady pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Kent, of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Asheville, prosecuted.
21:841(a)(1) - NARCOTICS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - POSSESS, SELL, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE HEROIN, MARIJUANA, METHAMPHETAMINE, FENTANYL, OXYCODONE AND MORPHINE
Outcome: SENTENCING as to Lillian Elaine Brady held before Chief Judge Martin Reidinger. Factual Basis Found. Defendant sentenced on Count 1. Count 2 dismissed. Government attorney: Thomas Kent. Defendant attorney: Fredilyn Sison. Court Reporter: Tracy Dunlap, 828-771-7217. (khm) (Entered: 09/02/2021)
Defendant was sentenced to 120 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release.