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Youngstown Man Sentenced to 10 years for Selling Drugs and Possessing Firearms

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Ohio

CLEVELAND – Daniel May, 29, of Youngstown, Ohio, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Christopher A. Boyko, after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute drugs, distributing drugs, and to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. May was ordered to serve 4 years of supervised release following imprisonment and pay a $900 special assessment.

According to court documents and court records, May illegally possessed firearms, sold narcotics and conspired with others to distribute cocaine, cocaine base, heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogues in the Youngstown, Ohio, area. Search warrants executed at houses associated with May resulted in the recovery of four firearms, ammunition, cocaine, cocaine base, heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogues. Also seized was a drug kilogram press and over $10,000.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Youngstown, the Youngstown Police Department, the Boardman Police Department, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office, and the Campbell Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason M. Katz.


Thomas P. Weldon
(216) 622-3651

Updated July 26, 2023

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses