Final defendant sentenced in Statesboro drug ring

STATESBORO, Ga. – A Jamaican man, living in Statesboro, was sentenced in Federal Court this week for his role in a major cocaine trafficking operation.

Mark Green was sentenced to 11 years in prison and will be deported at the end of that sentence.

The District Attorney’s Office for Georgia’ Southern District says Green was the head of the cocaine ring that operated in Evans, Tattnall, Camden, and Bulloch Counties.

Investigators used wiretaps to identify other members of the drug conspiracy and seized a large amount of cocaine when the arrests were made.

Those members and their sentences are listed below:

Olaudah McKenzie, 37, of Claxton, sentenced to 169 months in prison;

Stephen Cummings, 34, of Glennville, sentenced to 156 months in prison;

Janario Smokes, 30, of Ellabell, sentenced to 151 months in prison;

Almonta Montez Moore, 37, of Claxton, sentenced to 92 months in prison;

Andrew Leadbeter, 48, of Statesboro, sentenced to 64 months in prison;

Xavier Mikell, 27, of Claxton, sentenced to 41 months in prison; and,

Ainsley Clark, 49, of Claxton, sentenced to 31 months in prison.


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