Alleged Bloods gang member from Newport News indicted for drug-related murder

Posted at 4:36 AM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 04:36:15-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday, charging an alleged Bloods gang member with a 2017 murder.

According to the indictment, 26-year-old Dawhan Terrell Archible formerly of Newport News, and two unnamed co-conspirators, allegedly murdered Luke Patterson Dudley in January 2017, after Archible learned Dudley had cheated him during a previous drug transaction.'

Archible is charged with use of a firearm resulting in death, conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, attempt to interfere with commerce by robbery, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and distribution of cocaine.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of life in prison.