The Lowell Sun reported that
Savong “Black” Moun has been charged with possession of ecstasy with
intent to distribute in a school zone, possession of
marijuana, possession of a class C substance and illegal gambling while
he was on an electronic bracelet and confined to home detention.
According to the article, Moun was one of several people charged in a
major operation aimed at ending drug dealing by members of Lowell’s
notorious Tiny Rascals Gang. Moun was arrested on July 18, 2008 and
charged with three counts of distribution of ecstasy and then released
on bail. He was confined to his home, and ordered to wear an electronic
bracelet so authorities could keep tabs on his whereabouts.
According to the Lowell Police however
this did not stop him from continuing with his operations. Moun
remained confined to his home however he continued selling ecstasy out
of his front door at 55 Parker St. He also set up a lounge, complete
with illegal video-poker machines, in his basement. Police claim to
have received complaints that Moun was selling drugs.
Consequently they watched began to watch his house. In the process
Lowell Police arrested two individuals they say bought drugs from Moun
at his home. Police obtained a search warrant and found Moun with
marijuana, ecstasy pills, a prescription drug called Clonazepam, and
about $8,000 in cash. In the basement, detectives found a lounge,
complete with couches, tables, liquor and two video-poker machines that
were set up to accept cash so players could place bets. Read entire article, Lowell Sun, November 17, 2008.
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Ecstasy is a class B substance in Massachusetts. Possession
with the intent to distribute a class B substance and prohibited by Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Chapter 32A. This crime carries with it a possible 10 year state prison sentence. The school zone violation is a crime pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Section 32J.
The Massachusetts School Zone statute criminalizes illegal drug
activity within 1,000 feet of a school zone. If convicted of this
crime you must serve an additional two years on top of the sentence you
receive on the underlying drug charge. This sentence must be served.
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