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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maryland

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Armed Drug Trafficker Exiled To 10 Years In Prison

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Anthony Joseph Harlow, age 30, of Dundalk, Maryland, today to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Baltimore Field Division; Chief James W. Johnson of the Baltimore County Police Department; and Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger.

According to his plea agreement, on December 20, 2012, Baltimore County Police officers stopped a car in which Harlow was traveling. The officers executed a warrant to search Harlow and seized a loaded pistol and 55 plastic baggies containing 20.4 grams of crack cocaine.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the ATF, Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County State’s Attorney=s Office for their work in the investigation. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant United States Attorney Peter J. Martinez, who prosecuted the case.

Updated January 26, 2015