Federal Inmate Convicted of Assault with Intent to Commit Murder and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Omar Sierre Folk, age 32, of York, Pennsylvania, was sentenced Thursday by Senior United States District Court Judge William W. Caldwell to serve 264 months in prison and five years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine and firearms offenses. Folk was also ordered to pay a $1,500 fine.
According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, on September 1, 2011, local law enforcement arrested Folk after an attempted sale of crack cocaine. A subsequent search of his residence recovered approximately 144 grams of crack cocaine and a firearm.
Folk was indicted in October 2011 and convicted in August 2012 of distributing of over 280 grams of crack cocaine in and around York County from 2009 to September 2011, as well as possession of a firearm in furtherance of his drug trafficking.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation worked in conjunction with the York County Drug Task Force and the Pennsylvania State Police in this investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael A. Consiglio.