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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Monroe County Man Pleads Guilty To Distributing Crack Cocaine

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a 31-year-old Stroudsburg man pleaded guilty today before Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley to distributing crack cocaine in the Monroe County area during a seven-month time period.

     According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, the defendant, Dominic Darby, admitted to distributing and possessing with intent to distribute crack cocaine from October 2013 to April 30, 2014.

     Darby was charged in a criminal Information filed by the United States Attorney on July 17, 2014, following an investigation by special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police.

     Darby faces a potential maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.  Judge Munley scheduled sentencing for October 23, 2014.

     The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Francis P. Sempa.

Updated April 17, 2015