Millbrook Man Arrested on Federal Drug, Firearms Charges
MONTGOMERY, AL—Freddie Lee Parker, Jr., 37 years old, of Millbrook, Alabama was arrested yesterday following grand jury indictments for distribution of crack cocaine and for using and carrying a firearm while distributing the drug, announced George L. Beck, Jr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Parker was arrested at his residence yesterday in an area of Millbrook known as “Sandtown.”
The indictments are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Violent Gang Task Force, along with the Central Alabama Drug Task Force, Elmore County Sheriff’s Office, Millbrook Police Department, and Wetumpka Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Verne Speirs.
The FBI’s Central Alabama Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force has been created to combat the increase in violence in Central Alabama. The Central Alabama Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force was created to identify, target, arrest, and convict criminals who commit drug trafficking, money laundering, alien smuggling, murder, aggravated assault, robbery, and other violent crimes. This Safe Streets Task Force combines federal, state, and local resources and using these resources to most effectively investigate, arrest, and convict these dangerous criminals.