A Marion man has been indicted in federal court on charges that he dealt heroin and illegally possessed a firearm.
Randall L. Walker, also known as "Pork Chop" or "Chop," 39, is accused in a two-count federal indictment of unlawful distribution of heroin and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Weinhoeft.
The indictment alleges the crimes happened in November.
Walker made his first appearance in court Thursday and pleaded not guilty. He's set to stand trial beginning Feb. 11, 2019.
The drug charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, plus three years of mandatory supervised release and a $1 million fine; the firearm charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, three years of mandatory supervised release and a $250,000 fine.
Marion Police Department is leading the investigation with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Williamson County State's Attorney's Office.
— The Southern