Hampton man pleads guilty to conspiring to distribute heroin

Michael Dewayne Boddie

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Hampton man who pleaded guilty to conspiring with other people to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin in Hampton Roads was sentenced to five years in jail.

Court documents say 56-year-old Michael Dewayne Boddie was part of William Arthur Joe’s trafficking organization that operated on the Peninsula and on the Southside. According to the records, Boddie worked with William Joe to arrange heroin deals and would conduct sales on Joe’s behalf. Many of these salkes took place in Hampton near the residences Joe occupied.

Boddie faced a mandatory minimum sentence of five years. After his five years are served, he will serve five years’ supervised probation after release and pay $100.

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