By WECT Staff | February 11, 2021 at 3:01 PM EST – Updated February 11 at 3:01 PM
NEW BERN, N.C. (WECT) – The leader of a Wilmington gang will spend ten years in federal prison for selling drugs, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Prosecutors said undercover agents with the Wilmington Police Department made undercover purchases of heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil from Tymir “Dolla” Wigfall, 27, of New Hanover County, between Nov. 2019 and May 2020.
Wigfall used his status as the gang’s leader to order juveniles to complete the drug sales to the WPD’s undercover agents on at least three separate occasions.
He was sentenced on federal charges of:
- Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a quantity of heroin and fentanyl
- Distribution of fentanyl and carfentanil (two counts)
- Distribution of a quantity of heroin and fentanyl
- Distribution of a quantity of fentanyl
- Distribution of a quantity of fentanyl (aiding and abetting)
- Employing, hiring, using, persuading enticing or coercing a person under age 18 to distribute fentanyl
- Distribution of quantity of fentanyl and heroin (aiding and abetting)
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