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Pittsburgh Man to Spend 3 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

June 6, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A Pittsburgh resident was sentenced in federal court on June 5, 2013, for violating federal narcotics trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Donald Goodwine, 24, was sentenced by United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. From May 2, 2012, to May 9, 2012, Goodwine conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine in the Pittsburgh area.

Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for conducting the investigation that led to the conviction and sentence in this case.

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