U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Tennessee
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October 15, 2015

Raymond Racey Sentenced to 240 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine Manufacturing Conspiracy

KNOXVILLE, TN—On Oct. 15, 2015, Raymond Racey, 35, of Rockwood, Tenn., was sentenced to serve 240 months in prison, by the Honorable Pamela Reeves, U.S. District Judge, for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (meth) and possession of precursors used to manufacture meth. Upon his release from prison, he will be supervised by the U.S. Probation Office for 10 years.

Racey was charged along with several others in a July 2014 indictment. In June 2015, he pleaded guilty to the offenses described above. According to documents on file with U.S. District Court, between 2012 and 2014, Racey conspired with at least one other person to manufacture and distribute at least 50 grams of meth in various locations in east Tennessee. According to pharmacy records and by his own admission, he purchased, or had others purchase for him, pseudoephedrine that he used to manufacture meth.

This case was investigated by the Roane County Sheriff’s Office, Harriman Police Department, Rockwood Police Department, Kingston Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brooklyn Sawyers represented the United States.

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