4 plead guilty for involvement in major Portsmouth heroin trafficking operation

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jul 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-30 18:53:08-04

Portsmouth, Va. - Several people arrested during a federal drug raid on 14 properties in Portsmouth, Chesapeake and Suffolk in mid-July have pleaded guilty for their involvement in a massive heroin trafficking operation.

Alonzo Outten, 35, and Jermaine Jones, 38, of Portsmouth; Garnett Brown, 34, of Chesapeake pleaded guilty for conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute in excess of one kilogram of heroin, according to Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Latina Jackson, 27, of Suffolk pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises.

Alonza Outten is reportedly the head of the Outten organization from November 2013 to July 2015. The organization manufactured and distributed between 30 and 90 kilograms of heroin worth approximately $1.5 to $4.5 million.

Outten supplied heroin to at least two Blood gang sets -- the Imperial Gangsta Bloods led by “godfather” Chris Smith a/k/a “Killa,” who pleaded guilty Tuesday, and the Gorilla Mafia Piru gang led by “godfather” Theodore Vann a/k/a “Flatline,” who pleaded guilty on June 25, 2015.

Outten faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life in prison when he is sentenced on November 2nd.


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