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Erie Crack Dealer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 6, 2012

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to sixty months in jail and five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin imposed the sentence on Larry Allen Sledge, 30.

According to information presented to the court, Sledge distributed 41 grams of cocaine base.

Assistant United States Attorney Christine A. Sanner prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the EAGLE task force, which is comprised of members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Erie Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Sledge.

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