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Springfield family among seven defendants indicted for heroin conspiracy

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Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man along with his three sons and a daughter, another Springfield resident and a Columbia woman have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.

Lucian Robinson, 60, of Springfield; his three sons, Charles A. Robinson, 37, of Springfield, Corey L. Robinson, 34, address unknown, and Brian M. Robinson, 34, of Memphis, Tenn.; his daughter, Brandie R. Robinson, 37, of St. Louis; and Cordny D. Adams, 29, of Springfield, and Crystal D. Birdsong, 34, of Columbia, were charged in a 20-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. That indictment was unsealed and made public upon the arrest and initial court appearance of Lucian Robinson on Tuesday, April 2, 2018.

Each of the seven co-defendants is charged with participating in a conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin in Cole, Callaway and Greene Counties from July 1, 2015, to March 27, 2018.

In addition to the drug-trafficking conspiracy, Brandie Robinson is charged with three counts of distributing heroin in Greene County.

Brian Robinson is also charged with three counts of distributing heroin in Greene County and two counts of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute.

Corey Robinson is also charged with one count of distributing heroin in Greene County and two counts of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute in Greene County. Corey Robinson is also charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Corey Robinson, who has been convicted of a felony, allegedly was in possession of a Taurus 9mm semi-automatic pistol on March 7, 2017.

Lucian Robinson is also charged with two counts of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute in Greene County. Lucian Robinson and Crystal Birdsong are charged together in one count of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute.

Adams is also charged with two counts of distributing heroin in Greene County and one count of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute in Greene County.

Charles Robinson is also charged with one count of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute in Greene County.

(Media Release)

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