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May 13, 2013

Department of Justice

United States Attorney William C. Killian Eastern District of Tennessee

Kareem H. Wood Sentenced To Serve Over 15 Years In Prison For Distribution Of Crack Cocaine

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On May 13, 2013, Kareem Hussan Wood, 35, of Johnson City, Tenn., was sentenced to serve 188 months in prison, by the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, U.S. District Judge. Upon his release from prison, he will be subject to supervised release under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for six years.

Wood pleaded guilty in December 2012 to distribution of crack cocaine. He faced a maximum statutory sentence of 30 years for the offense. Wood was the subject of an undercover investigation by the Johnson City Police Department into the distribution of crack cocaine, whereby he was recording selling crack cocaine on numerous occasions.

The Johnson City Police Department was responsible for the investigation leading to the indictment of Wood. Assistant U.S. Attorney J. Gregory Bowman represented the United States.

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