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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Jacksonville Cocaine Dealer Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Federal Prison

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr. today sentenced Amelio Mack to 19 years and seven months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The Court also ordered him to forfeit two bank accounts, three vehicles, and jewelry, including a 4.8 karat engagement ring, that are traceable to proceeds of the offense. Mack pleaded guilty on May 12, 2014.

According to court documents, between 2005 and February 2014, Mack, who has a prior federal gun conviction, distributed in excess of 150 kilograms of cocaine in the Jacksonville area. At the time of his arrest, February 2014, law enforcement officers seized two firearms, $281,850 in cash, and other evidence linking him to the crime. 

This case was investigated by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Julie Hackenberry.

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Updated January 26, 2015