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Monroe County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal
Cocaine Trafficking Charges

June 11, 2012

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a Monroe County man pleaded guilty today before Senior United States District Judge James M. Munley to the charge of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and cocaine.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Jamal McKay, age 37, of Tobyhanna, admitted to participating in a conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and cocaine in the Monroe County area between June 2008 and September 2011.

     McKay faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000,000.

     The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert J. O’Hara.


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