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Judge Sentences Texan to 11 Years for Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

July 25, 2014

PITTSBURGH - A Texas resident has been sentenced in federal court to 135 months incarceration and five years supervised release on his conviction of violating the federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose imposed the sentence on Dominique Jackson, 27, formerly of Denton, Texas, and currently incarcerated.

According to information presented to the court, from in and around July 2010 and continuing until Oct. 7, 2010, Jackson conspired with other individuals to distribute five kilograms or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Amy L. Johnston prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office, the McKeesport Police Department, the Clairton Police Department, the Allegheny County Housing Authority Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Allegheny County Police Department, and the Munhall Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Dominique Jackson.

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