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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Matthew R. Brown, a 34-year-old Scotland, Pennsylvania resident was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane to 84 months’ imprisonment for distribution of crack cocaine.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Matthew Brown pleaded guilty in March 2015 to buying crack cocaine from suppliers in York, Pennsylvania and then distributing those drugs in Franklin County.

Brown was indicted by a federal grand jury in April 2014, following an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police, the Franklin County Drug Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Meredith A. Taylor.

 

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Updated July 14, 2015