NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Twelve people are facing charges in connection to a large-scale heroin distribution ring in Hampton Roads, including Michael Vick’s father.
Tina Vick confirmed that 55-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie is the former NFL quarterback’s father. She also confirmed Vick’s father was listed in an indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute heroin, conspiracy to launder money and use of a communication facility.
The indictment was unsealed Wednesday afternoon and accuses Boddie and 11 others (full list below) of conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute 1,000 grams or more of heroin. Some of the suspects also face charges including possession of a firearm during drug trafficking, money laundering, maintaining a drug-involved premises and use of a communication facility.