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July 6, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FORT WASHINGTON MAN SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON FOR
DISTRIBUTION OF CRACK COCAINE
GREENBELT, Maryland - Eugene Alfred Contee, age 42, of Fort Washington, Maryland was sentenced today to 14 years in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for distribution of 50 grams or more of crack cocaine, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein.
According to the statement of facts presented at his guilty plea on April 6, 2006, on several occasions from September 22, 2004 to November 17, 2004 a confidential informant (“CI”) met with Contee at Tee’s Hand Detailing, a business Contee owned and operated in Oxon Hill, Maryland. At the meetings, Contee sold a total of 154.5 grams of crack cocaine to the CI.
On January 11, 2005, agents searched Contee’s residence and Tee’s Hand Detailing. At both locations agents seized plastic baggies, commonly used for packaging crack.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Drug Enforcement Administration for their investigative work performed in this case. Mr. Rosenstein also praised Assistant United States Attorney Barbara S. Skalla, who prosecuted the case.
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