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Chambersburg Man Sentenced To 30 Months Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney=s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that U.S. District Court Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner sentenced Jerome Knight, age 35, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania today to 30 months imprisonment in federal court in Harrisburg.  Knight pleaded guilty on March 26, 2015 to distribution and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Knight obtained cocaine in New York and distributed it in Chambersburg and in Maryland.  When he was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police, bags containing more than 200 grams of powder cocaine were seized from his vehicle.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Meredith A. Taylor.


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Updated August 27, 2015