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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 5, 2014

New York Man Charged With Attempted Drug Possession

Carl O’Neal of Queens, NY, was charged today by indictment with attempting to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, in May 2014, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years’  imprisonment, five years’ supervised release, a $5 million fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anita Eve.

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An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014