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AUSA VICKIE E. LEDUC or
MARCIA MURPHY at 410-209-4885
FEBRUARY 2, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EDGEWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 15 YEARS FOR
DISTRIBUTION OF CRACK COCAINE
Ordered to Forfeit $25,410
Baltimore, Maryland - Larry Veney, age 34, of Edgewood was sentenced today to 188 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of crack cocaine, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz also ordered Veney to forfeit $25,410 seized during a search of his residence.
According to his guilty plea, on January 18, 2006 Baltimore City Police officers arrested Veney, who possessed about one ounce of cocaine. Agents seized from his residence: a loaded 22 caliber semi-automatic handgun; a loaded 357 revolver; approximately 6 grams of crack cocaine; approximately 224 grams of cocaine; a digital scale; packaging materials; and $25,410 in cash.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Baltimore City Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration for their investigative work, and commended Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Romano, who prosecuted the case.