BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Adam Martin was sentenced to 150 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised probation, for conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday.
According to a plea agreement, Martin, also known as “Fats,” was part of a drug trafficking crew that dealt cocaine and other narcotics in Edmondson Village from at least September 2018 to June 2019.READ MORE: Man Abducted From Home In Laurel, Forced To Withdraw Cash At ATMs, Then Dumped On Highway, Police Say
Starting in November 2018, the FBI intercepted phone calls from Martin, 38, and co-conspirators, and through surveillance, investigators determined Martin controlled the supply of cocaine to street-level dealers.READ MORE: Two Injured In Baltimore County Shooting Wednesday
On April 10, 2019, FBI agents raided homes on West Franklin Street and Walbrook Avenue and found five firearms, multiple vials of cocaine packaged for sale and 200 additional grams of cocaine.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Detectives Searching For Victim Of Crime
Another leader of the crew, Calvin Claxton, 41, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute a number of drugs, including heroin, powder cocaine and crack cocaine, in November 2020.