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Taylor Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine Distribution Charge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2012

     The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced that Cameron L. Jackson, age 32, of Taylor, Pennsylvania, entered a guilty plea before the Honorable Edwin M. Kosik, United States District Court Judge on January 4, 2012.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Jackson entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, including cocaine, cocaine base (crack cocaine), and heroin.

     Jackson faces a maximum sentence of up to 20 years' in prison, a fine of up to $1,000,000 and a term of supervised release of at least 3 years. A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.

     Jackson was indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton in July 2011 as part of a joint investigation by the Scranton Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations. The prosecution is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Todd K. Hinkley.

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