THREE INDICTED IN ASSAULT OF FEDERAL OFFICER

Three men were indicted for their roles in an April drug deal during which an undercover federal officer was shot at, according U.S. Attorney James Hurd.
Akil Greig, 19, allegedly pulled a revolver and fired one shot at an undercover Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent after offering to sell the officer fake crack cocaine at Paul M. Pearson Gardens April 12, according to Hurd.
Greig, Richard "Bird" Hodge, 35, and Yambo Williams, 20, were all indicted for conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance.
Greig was also indicted for assault on a federal officer, possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime and a crime of violence.
Hodge has also was indicted for possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime and Williams was additionally charged with accessory after the fact to the assault.
The maximum penalty for the conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance offenses is 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine. The maximum penalty for assault on a federal officer is 10 years and a $25,000 fine. The penalty for possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and/or drug trafficking crime is a mandatory 10 years imprisonment in addition to any other terms of imprisonment imposed.
The statutory penalty for accessory after the fact in this case is five years imprisonment and a $125,000 fine.
Hodge was arraigned on July 14; Greg and Williams were arraigned on July 20.

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