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Brothers sentenced to federal prison for cocaine ring in Killeen

WACO - Two brothers were sentenced to federal prison for their part in a cocaine distribution operation that was based in Killeen.

Christopher Andrew Wilson, 30, was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine. His brother, Cornelius Tywarren Wilson, 32, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison and ordered to pay a $1,500 fine. U.S. District Judge Walter S. Smith Jr. also ordered both brothers to be placed under supervised release for 10 years after completing their time in prison.

A federal jury found Christopher and Cornelius Wilson, along with Bryan Keith Pressley, guilty of multiple drug charges on March 10. Cornelius Wilson was also found guilty of possession of a Rugar handgun back in May of 2013. Pressley is scheduled to be sentenced May 28.

During the trial, evidence was presented that showed the organization led by the Wilson brothers was responsible for distributing almost 30 kilograms of cocaine and crack cocaine in the Killeen area from April 2011 to May 2013.

The Wilson brothers and Pressley were among eight Killeen residents who were indicted and convicted of federal drug charges in connection with the cocaine operation.

The other five people were: 39-year-old Jamel Azar Singleton, 31–year-old Jason Eugene Jackson, 31-year-old Katrie Deshone Simpson, 39–year-old Michael Anthony Mango and 34–year-old Kevin Elthonda Lee. They all entered guilty pleas prior to jury selection and received
federal prison sentences ranging from 18 months to 151 months.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the FBI, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration. The Killeen Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Mark Frazier and former Assistant United States Attorney Sean Condron are prosecuting this case on behalf of the Government.
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