Two United Blood Nation gang members sentenced to prison

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – Two gang members are going to prison, after pleading guilty in court to two unrelated crimes.

The New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office says Christopher Gutta Reed, 25, was sentenced as a Habitual Felon, after pleading guilty to attempting to interfere with an Electronic Devise.

Judge Ebern Watson sentenced Reed to 23-40 months behind bars.

On June 20, Reed took off his electronic monitoring device while on post-release supervision. Reed then took off. Nine days later probation officers caught him

Reed was on supervision for a 2015 conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon. He also has previous heroin and robbery convictions.

Also in court, Joshua Saul, 23, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin. He was also sentenced as a habitual felon.

Judge Watson sentenced Saul to between 5 and 7 years behind bars.

On February 29, a confidential informant for the Wilmington Police Department bought 12 bindles of heroin from Saul.

Saul was on post-release supervision for possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin at the time of this drug deal. Saul had previously been convicted of felony hit and run causing injury and possession charges.


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