A federal jury in Newport News convicted a Gloucester County man last Thursday on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl, discharging a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice, according to a release from United States Attorney Jessica D. Aber of the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Department of Justice.
According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, in August 2020, Nathan DeAlbert Mattocks, 37, a previously convicted felon, was arrested after the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call from an individual reporting that he was being shot at by a person following in another vehicle while driving on a main road in Gloucester.
Following an investigation, law enforcement identified a vehicle matching the description in which Mattocks was an occupant. Officers arrested Mattocks and discovered “Roxacet 30” pills containing fen...
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