April 25, 2021 – The ace up his sleeve has been neutralized by Uncle Sam.
Georgia Gangster Disciples boss Justin (Ace) Adams was sentenced to 14 years in prison last week for drugs and weapons conviction as the No. 1 defendant in the feds’ Operation Ace In The Hole. The sentence was issued by U.S. District Court Judge R. Stan Baker back on Thursday in Statesboro.
The 40-year old Ace Adams headed the GD’s mid-Georgia region affairs. Operation Ace In The Hole was launched in the summer of 2018 and targeted Adams, who ran his crew in Vidalia, Georgia, and his top supply lieutenant Deltinaud (Tino Black) Toussaint. The pair reigned supreme over the Toombs and Montgomery County narcotics scene for most of the 2010s until the Georgia State Police teamed with the DEA, FBI and ATF to bring them down with the ‘Ace In The Hole’ investigation.
The indictment dropped in January 2020 and named 26 co-defendants in a case that included a whopping 61 counts. Toussaint, 44, was providing Adams with cocaine, marijuana, pills and liquid Codeine. Both Adams and Toussaint copped pleas last year.
Only 4 defendants remain on the case, three are waiting to go to trial. The final defendant left to be arraigned is Torey (T-Fool) Washington, a fugitive of justice going on 16 months now.
The Gangster Disciples is based out of Chicago, where the gang was founded by the legendary street politician and hustler Larry Hoover, still in charge of the GDs today from his prison cell in Colorado. Beginning in the 1980s, GD sets began forming outside the Windy City, mainly in Midwest, East Coast and Southeast regions of the United States. Authorities placed GD membership at well over 30,000 in 2020.