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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 1, 2016

Drug Conspiracy Indictment Unsealed

PHILADELPHIA - Donti Hunter, a/k/a Donte Hunter, a/k/a Pumpkin, a/k/a P, 37, and Jaekhon Cook, a/k/a Jae Khahn Cook, 23, both of Philadelphia, PA, were charged by Indictment, unsealed today, in a drug conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The charges include conspiracy to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, distribution of 28 grams or more of cocaine base, distribution of 28 grams or more of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a public school, and aiding and abetting, in relation to distribution of more than 28 grams of cocaine base (“crack”).  The case also involves the seizure of approximately 21 grams of cocaine base (“crack”), cash and narcotics packaging and paraphernalia from a home on the 800 block of Preston Street in Philadelphia.  

If convicted, Hunter faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison with a maximum possible sentence of life, at least 16 years of supervised release, a possible fine, and a $700 special assessment; Cook faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison with a maximum possible sentence of life, at least eight years of supervised release, a possible fine, and a $700 special assessment.  

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene Fisk.

                                                                             

An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated April 1, 2016