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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Erie Man Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Cocaine

ERIE, PA. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. imposed the sentence on Ollie Dion Pullium, 32.

According to information presented to the court, on January 10, 2012, Pullium conspired with another individual to distribute two ounces of cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the EAGLE task force, which is comprised of members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Erie Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Pullium.

Updated July 14, 2015