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

Monday, June 13, 2016

Shippensburg Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Dante Kaleek Darby, age 32, of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today  to 10 years in prison by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones, III in Harrisburg, for  distribution of cocaine hydrochloride. 

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Darby previously pleaded guilty to distribution of cocaine hydrochloride in December 2015.  Darby, in his plea, acknowledged distributing cocaine hydrochloride in Franklin County on four separate occasions - September  2012, March 2013, August 2013 and October 2013. 

Darby was indicted by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg in May 2014, as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Franklin County Drug Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Meredith A. Taylor prosecuted the case.


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Drug Trafficking
Updated June 13, 2016