From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – On Wednesday, federal agents arrested two individuals charged with distributing fentanyl that killed one person and injured another.
A grand jury returned a three-count indictment against Anthony Shawn Clark, 33, of Huntsville, and Tamara Denise Moore, 23, of Huntsville, with distributing fentanyl and also with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute fentanyl.
Clark and Moore are accused of engaging in a conspiracy to distribute controlled substances from May 2019 through May 2020.
On June 2, 2019 in Madison County, Clark distributed fentanyl which resulted in the death of an individual from the use of the drug. On May 20, 2020, Clark and Moore distributed fentanyl that caused serious bodily injury to an individual from the use of the drug.
The maximum penalty for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a controlled substance is 20 years in prison. The penalty for distributing a controlled substance that results in death or serious bodily injury is 20 years to life in prison and a maximum $1 million fine.