For Immediate Release
Regional Narcotics Unit Arrest Pair for High-Level Drug Trafficking
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
On August 31, 2022, Regional Narcotics Unit (“RNU”) Detectives received information regarding an individual suspected of being engaged in illegal narcotics activity. During the investigation, RNU Detectives identified the individual as Kerry “Fab” Williams, an ex-felon and convicted drug trafficker currently on parole for a previous drug trafficking conviction.
Pursuant to the investigation, RNU Detectives contacted Williams and his associate, James Plummer, near the Atlantis Casino-Resort. Both Williams and Plummer were found to be in possession of approximately 5.15 pounds of suspected methamphetamine and approximately ¾ pound (11.8 ounces) of suspected heroin, in addition to personal-use quantities of each on their person, respectively.
Williams and Plummer were both arrested for:
- High-Level Trafficking of a Controlled Substance, 400+ grams
- Trafficking of a Controlled Substance 100+ grams
- Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales
- 2x counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Unlawfully Transporting a Controlled Substance.
Williams was additionally arrested for being Ex-Felon Failing to Register within 48 hours.
The Regional Narcotics Unit is comprised of detectives from the Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff's Office, University of Nevada Police Department, Nevada National Guard and Homeland Security Investigations.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.