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

Monday, March 26, 2018

Erie Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 72 months in prison on his conviction of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Delmar R. Tate, 40. 

According to information presented to the court, Tate conspired with a co-defendant to possess with intent to distribute and distribute approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the EAGLE task force, which is comprised of members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Narcotics Investigation and the Erie Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Tate.

Drug Trafficking
Updated March 27, 2018