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

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Sharon Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Possessing, Selling Crack Cocaine

PITTSBURGH, PA - A resident of Western Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 120 months in prison on his conviction of violating federal narcotic laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Gustave Diamond imposed the sentence on Maurice Davis, Jr., 28, of Sharon, PA.

According to information presented to the court, on April 12, 2012, Davis, a career offender, possessed with the intent to distribute 180 grams of crack cocaine. In addition, Davis, together with others, sold crack cocaine out a “stash house” located in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

Assistant United States Attorney Eric S. Rosen prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Pennsylvania State Police and the Southwest Mercer County Regional Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Maurice Davis, Jr.

Updated July 14, 2015