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July 24, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EDGEWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS FOR
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE
Baltimore, Maryland - Sathire Zach Robinson, age 20, of Edgewood, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein.
According to the statement of facts presented to the court on May 18, 2006 at the time of his guilty plea, on March 31, 2005 Robinson was identified by a man stopped for shop lifting as an accomplice. An Aberdeen police officer subsequently observed Robinson in front of a room at the Knights Inn Motel on Route 40. The officer advised Robinson that police had received a call regarding someone possibly in possession of a firearm and she was going to search him. During the pat down, the officer discovered a loaded Ruger, Model: P90, .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol in Robinson’s waistband. She arrested Robinson. She also recovered from Robinson a baggie containing 5.4 grams of cocaine base; and another baggie containing 37 smaller baggies totaling 31.7 grams of cocaine hydrochloride.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Aberdeen Police Department for their investigative work. Mr. Rosenstein commended Assistant United States Attorney Christopher J. Romano, who prosecuted the case.
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