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Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced to 78 Months in Federal Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2011

 

     The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced today that a former Orefield, Pennsylvania resident who participated in a cocaine trafficking conspiracy was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edwin M. Kosik to serve 78 months in prison.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Anthony Mammana, age 32, pleaded guilty to the drug conspiracy charge in 2008. Mammana admitted to distributing more than five kilograms of cocaine between 2004 and 2007 in Columbia, Schuylkill, and Lehigh Counties.

     Mammana was indicted by a federal grand jury in February 2007, as a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police in Columbia County.

     Judge Kosik also ordered Mammana to serve five years on supervised release following his prison sentence, pay a $100 special assessment, and forfeit more than $4,000 to the United States.

     U.S. Attorney Smith noted that the case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Francis P. Sempa.


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