Wilmington Gang Leader, Tymir Wigfall Receives 10 Years in Federal Prison
NEW BERN, N.C (STL.News) Tymir “Dolla” Wigfall, 27, of New Hanover County, was sentenced yesterday to 120 months imprisonment for: (1) Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of a quantity of Heroin and Fentanyl; (2) Distribution of Fentanyl and Carfentanil (two counts); (3) Distribution of a quantity of Heroin and Fentanyl; (4) Distribution of a quantity of Fentanyl; (5) Distribution of a Quantity of Fentanyl (aiding and abetting); (6) Employing, Hiring Using, Persuading Enticing or Coercing a Person Under Age 18 to Distribute Fentanyl; and (7) Distribution of quantity of Fentanyl and Heroin (aiding and abetting).
The evidence presented in court revealed that, between November 2019 and May 19, 2020, the Wilmington Police Department made seven controlled purchases of fentanyl, carfentanil (an analogue of fentanyl) and heroin from Wigfall.
According to law enforcement, Wigfall was a leader of a violent street gang and used his status to encourage others to take part in criminal conduct. For example, on March 10, 2020, the Wilmington Police Department arranged a controlled purchase of heroin from Wigfall. Wigfall provided a juvenile with the heroin and directed the juvenile to make the sale.