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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hamden Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Selling Crack

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that JEROME MOYE, 32, of Hamden, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 60 months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on six occasions between February and April 2014, MOYE sold crack cocaine to an individual working with law enforcement.

MOYE has been detained since his arrest on August 27, 2014.  On February 24, 2015, he pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, cocaine base (“crack”).

MOYE’s criminal history includes multiple felony convictions, including a sexual assault conviction, and numerous violations of probation.  He previously served a state prison term of more than three years for a narcotics distribution offense.

This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Haven Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter D. Markle.

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Updated May 7, 2015