Another Guilty Plea in RICO Case

By: Lisa Ferrari
By: Lisa Ferrari

April 12, 2006

Another man charged in connection with a Charlottesville racketeering case has pleaded guilty today.

Richard Johns pleaded guilty to distributing marijuana.

Prosecutors say Johns supplied drugs to a violent Charlottesville drug ring headed by Louis Antonio Bryant.

Three other co-defendants in this case recently pleaded guilty.

Johns faces up to five years in prison.


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