NEW BERN, NC – A man from Fayetteville was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for a cocaine distribution conspiracy dating back to 2010.
According to court documents and other information presented to the court, Dominique Hope, 33, was a kilogram-level cocaine trafficker in the Fayetteville area for nearly a decade. Meanwhile, investigators also received reports that Hope was involved in several shootings and robberies against other drug distributors and had not been charged in those cases because the victims chose not to cooperate with them. law enforcement. On June 28, 2019, investigators seized cocaine, drug packaging materials and four firearms from Hope’s residence.
G. Norman Acker, III, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, made the announcement following the conviction by United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan. The Fayetteville Police Department, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case, and U.S. Attorney’s Assistant Caroline Webb pursued the case.
Court documents and related information are available on the website of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Or on PACER by looking for case # 5: 20-CR-140-FL.