Greenville Gang Members Sentenced

Four gang members who pleaded guilty to dealing drugs in the east have been sentenced.

The FBI says it was part of an operation to dismantle the "West 5th Street Boys" gang hierarchy in Greenville.

All four pleaded guilty to selling or distributing crack as part of a Greenville-based gang.

The following were sentenced: 24-year-old Tyree Barksdale was sentenced to five years in prison. 27-year-old Antonio Demetrius was sentenced to nearly 5 years. 24-year-old Steven Wooten was sentenced to about three years, and 23-year-old Keyonta Langley was sentenced to more than 2 years in prison.

One more defendant is awaiting sentencing. Two others are awaiting trial.


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