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MICHIGAN MAN ADMITS TO CRACK COCAINE DISTRIBUTION CHARGE

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Terrence Antoine McArthur, 27, of Inkster, MI, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court before United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers to possession with intent to distribute heroin.  McArthur admitted that on December 17, 2010, he possessed 349 bundles of heroin that he had stored at a Huntington residence.  McArthur further admitted that heroin in his possession was obtained from a source in Detroit. 

The defendant also admitted that he at the time he possessed the quantity of heroin, he also possessed a .40 caliber pistol that was located at the Huntington residence.   

McArthur faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine when she is sentenced on August 27, 2012. 

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Huntington Police Department conducted the investigation.  Assistant United States Attorney Gregory McVey is in charge of the prosecution. 

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