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Youngstown Man Sentenced to More than 14 years for Leading a Drug Conspiracy in Youngstown Area

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

CLEVELAND – Terrance May, 48, of Youngstown, Ohio, was sentenced today to 175 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Benita Y. Pearson today after earlier pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute drugs and distributing drugs. May was ordered to serve 15 years of supervised release following imprisonment and pay a $2,400 special assessment.

According to court documents and court records, May led a drug conspiracy in the Youngstown area that distributed fentanyl, cocaine, cocaine base, and heroin from February 2020 until January of 2022. Investigators used a wiretap to intercept drug communications from May and other co-conspirators that led to search warrants being executed that resulted in seizures of illegal drugs.

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 January 25, 2024

Drug Trafficking