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Pittsburgh Crack Dealer Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

March 1, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - On Feb. 29, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., was sentenced in federal court to 46 months in prison and six years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Gustave Diamond imposed the sentence on Duane R, Green, 34.

According to information presented to the court, the defendant sold $600 worth of crack cocaine on Aug. 14, 2007, and sold $500 worth of crack cocaine on Sept. 6, 2007.

Prior to imposing sentence, Judge Diamond took into consideration the defendant's criminal record, the seriousness of his offenses, and his role in the criminal activity.

Assistant United States Attorney Ross E. Lenhardt prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Wilkinsburg Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Green.

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