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September 22, 2015

Darby Man Charged with Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises

Evonne Hodges, 35, of Darby, PA, was charged today by indictment with maintaining a drug-involved premises, announced U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the indictment, between October 1, 2012 and May 24, 2013, Hodges managed and controlled rooms, as a lessee, in a residence in Darby, PA, and made those rooms available for the purpose of unlawfully storing and distributing marijuana.

If convicted, Hodges faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $500,000, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Darby Borough Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. Zaleski.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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