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Erie Man Sentenced to 12+ Years in Prison for Dealing Cocaine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2013

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to 151 months in jail on his conviction of violating federal drug laws. United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. In addition, he was given a concurrent sentence of 37 months for violating his supervised release of a previous conviction.

Chief United States District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin imposed the sentences on Glenn Andre Hollingsworth, Jr., 33.

According to information presented to the court, on or about July 8, 2011, Hollingsworth possessed with intent to distribute and distributed approximately 76 grams of cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini 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, the Erie Police Department. and the Pennsylvania Attorney General, Bureau of Narcotics Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Hollingsworth.

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