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Monroe County Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison
for Cocaine Trafficking

November 13, 2012

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Senior United States District Judge James M. Munley today sentenced a Monroe County man to serve 60 months in federal prison for cocaine trafficking.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Jamal McKay, age 36, 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 was indicted by a federal grand jury in September of 2011, as a result of an investigation conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department. McKay previously entered a guilty plea on June 11, 2012.

     Senior Judge Munley also ordered that McKay serve four years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

     The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert J. O’Hara.


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