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Uniontown Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Dealing Crack Cocaine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2013

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Uniontown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 150 months (12 ½ years) incarceration and six years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Darrell Howard Foster, 35.

According to information presented to the court, on March 14, 2012, Foster possessed with intent to distribute crack cocaine. As a result of Foster's prior felony drug and aggravated assault convictions, he was deemed a career offender and subject to an increased recommended sentencing range.

Assistant United States Attorney Troy Rivetti prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, Pennsylvania State Police, and Uniontown Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Foster.

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