They would then hand off the baggage to others,
including Major Alexander Session III, 24, of Oakland,
California; Clyde Barry Jamerson, 41, of Oakland,
California; Kameron Kordero Eldridge Davis, 26, of
Dublin, California; Ronnell Lamar Molton, 34, of
Oakland, California; Francisco Manuel Carrasco, 29, of
Hayward, California; Sophia Cherise West, 44, of Castro
Valley, California; and others, who then would board
outbound aircraft and bring the drugs to destinations
throughout the country.
Proceeds from the sale of the marijuana eventually were
deposited into accounts controlled by Ahshatae Marie
Millhouse, 27, of Oakland, California;
Laticia Ann Morris, 40, of Little
Rock, Arkansas; Donald Ray Holland II, 42, of Discovery Bay, California;
Mayfield used his privileges as an airline employee to
ship drugs as cargo and have co-conspirators such as
Brandon Jarred Davillier, 27, of
Slidell, Louisiana, receive them for distribution. The
defendants have been charged in a complaint with
conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to
distribute, 100 kilograms or more of marijuana, in
violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846.
Nine defendants were taken into custody in arrests
coordinated throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Arkansas. Eight defendants made their initial
appearances on Monday before the Honorable U.S.
Magistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore, in
The defendants Holland,
Fleming, Baker, Session,
and West were before the court on Tuesday. Defendants
Mayfield and Videau are scheduled to appear on May 21,
2015, for detention hearings.
Defendant Morris made her initial appearance in Little Rock,
Arkansas, and was released
on bond. Defendants Jamerson and Molton are
currently serving state prison sentences in
Arkansas and Louisiana, respectively,
for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Defendants Davillier, Millhouse and Carrasco are