Demetrius and Terry Flenory

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Demetrius and Terry Flenory
Born Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Other names "Big Meech" (Demetrius) "Southwest T" (Terry)
Occupation Drug traffickers
Years active Late 1980s – 2005
Organization Black Mafia Family
Criminal status Incarcerated

Demetrius Edward Flenory (born June 21, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan) and Terry Lee Flenory (born January 10, 1970 in Detroit, Michigan) are brothers and American drug traffickers. They founded the Black Mafia Family (BMF), a criminal organization based in Detroit, Michigan, and are currently serving 30-year sentences in federal prison. Demetrius is also known as "Big Meech", Terry as "Southwest T."[1][2]

Black Mafia Family[edit]

The Flenory brothers founded a drug distribution organization in Detroit in the late 1990s. The organization became known as the Black Mafia Family in the year 2000.[3] The BMF was involved in large-scale trafficking of cocaine throughout the United States from 1990 through 2005. Its network eventually spanned as far as Los Angeles, California to Atlanta, Georgia.[4]

Arrest, guilty plea and sentencing[edit]

Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested Demetrius and Terry Flenory in 2005. In 2007, they pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering. They were sentenced to 30 years in federal prison in 2008.[4]

Demetrius Flenory is currently incarcerated at United States Penitentiary, Lompoc, a medium-security federal prison in California. Terry Flenory is currently incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution, Coleman Low, a low-security federal prison in Florida. They are scheduled for release in January 2032.[5][6]

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