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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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April 9, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Steubenville man sentenced to 21 years
for Cocaine trafficking

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A Steubenville, Ohio man will serve the next two decades in federal prison for his role in the distribution of cocaine in the Northern District of West Virginia and in Jefferson County, Ohio.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that MICHAEL T. MCGEE, age 43, of Steubenville, was sentenced to 262 months in prison at a hearing held today before U.S. District Court Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. McGEE was convicted in January of the felony offense of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Cocaine” after a three-day jury trial.

MCGEE, who has prior convictions for armed robbery and cocaine and marijuana trafficking, was found by the jury to have conspired with co-defendant Ronald Snider and others to distribute cocaine from November of 2012 to June of 2013.

In announcing the sentence, U.S. Attorney Ihlenfeld praised the work of the Jefferson County, Ohio, Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Ihlenfeld also commended the efforts of Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., who prosecuted the case.

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