Armed Gang Member, Mikal Huff Sentenced to 121 Months in Federal Prison
RALEIGH, N.C (STL.News) Mikal Huff, 19, of High Point, was sentenced on Friday May 14, to 121 months in prison for: 1) Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess With Intent to Distribute a Quantity of Heroin; 2) Distribution of a Quantity of Heroin and Aiding and Abetting; 3) Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. On December 16, 2020, Huff pled guilty to these charges.
According to court documents and evidence presented in court, on November 14, 2019, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit in an undercover capacity ordered a quantity of heroin from Shyreek Thatch. Thatch and Huff left an apartment on Park Avenue in Wilmington, North Carolina and arrived at a meeting location. Law enforcement attempted to arrest Thatch and Huff when they arrived. Both fled on foot. Thatch was arrested after he threw down the heroin. Huff slipped near a park car and lost his shoe and a loaded .40 caliber handgun. Huff was arrested shortly after thereafter.
The Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on the Park Avenue apartment following the arrest of Thatch and Huff.