MGM member sentenced to seven years

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 09:17 PM

Tyrone “Whoadie” Yancey, another member of the criminal organization known as the Money Gang Mob, was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in prison.

Yancey, 33, of 815 Beckford Drive, Henderson, pleaded guilty to one count of distributing heroin. Charges for distributing heroin and marijuana were each dismissed.

District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan sentenced Yancey to 87 months, the equivalent of 7.25 years, and three years of supervised release.

Yancey was caught in July 2013 with the help of Virginia law enforcement at the same as Dwight Gooding.

Yancey’s sentence is the 15th connected to MGM, which now have a combined total of a minimum of 15 years and five months.

Earlier sentences connected to MGM were given to Quatrail Pair (30 years), Tyshikkee Williams (20 years), Darnell Tyrece Hayes (17 years, six months), Herbert Artis Smith (15 years), Robert Earl Ross (12 years, nine months), Jasmine Sade Hargrove (10 years), Almonmonick “Shawn” Bullock (nine years), Gooding (seven years), Angela Wilkerson (five years, 10 months), Justin Williams (five years, 10 months), Patrick O’Neil Cooper (five years, three months), Mercedes Christmas-McKinnie (four years), La’trel Henderson (one to two years) and Markeith Hart (one to two years).