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May 16, 2007 - Patrick L. Meehan, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, today announced the filing of an indictment* charging Tarel Brown with conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of phencyclidine (“PCP”). The indictment results from an investigation by the United States Postal Inspectors, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The information also seeks criminal forfeiture of drug proceeds and facilitating property.

If convicted of the offense charged, the defendant face the following maximum
penalties: life imprisonment, a mandatory minimum term of 20 years imprisonment, lifetime supervised release, at least 10 years supervised release, a fine of $8,000,000 and a special assessment of $100.

This case was the result of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Tarel Brown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
age 24

The case has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Joseph T. Labrum, III.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

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