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Irwin Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2011

PITTSBURGH, Pa. ‑ A resident of Irwin, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in prison followed by 5 years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Darnell Martin, 43.

According to information presented to the court, Martin and others conspired to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Amy L. Johnston prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office, the McKeesport Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Darnell Martin.

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