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Memphis, TN – Demario Davis, 35, of Memphis has been sentenced to 204 months in federal prison for
distribution of heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl. Joseph C. Murphy, Jr., United States Attorney,
announced the sentence today.
According to information presented in court, on February 12, 2018, members of the Memphis
Police Department’s – Organized Crime Unit responded to an overdose that occurred at a hotel room
on Madison Avenue. Davis was identified as the source of these narcotics.
In December 2019, a federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment against Davis, charging
violations including possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl.
The defendant pled guilty on February 24, 2022, to three counts of the six-count
On June 23, 2022, United States District Judge John T. Fowlkes, Jr. sentenced Davis to 204 months
imprisonment to be followed by three years’ supervised release. There is no parole in the federal
This case was investigated by the Memphis Police Department Heroin Opioid Response Team.
Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Kimbril-Parks prosecuted this case on behalf of the