May 17-- A father and son from Toombs County have been sentenced to federal prison for drug dealing.
Judge Avant Edenfield sentenced the father, Raymond Florez of the Lyons-Center Road to 20 years in prison, 10 years supervised release and a fine of $17,500. His son, Gabriel, got 12 years, three months on drug and money laundering charges.
According to court records, drug money was laundered through the Silverado Club north of Lyons and the EZ Pay Auto lot in Vidalia.
The property confiscated in the case was deferred to the Middle Judicial Circuit District Attorney's office. It netted $284,997.30 with $214,159.43 going to the DA's office and $70,837.87 to the the Lambros Law Firm in Atlanta which was employed by the DA to handle the property confiscation.