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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 1, 2016

Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Crack Cocaine

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in jail on his conviction of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Curtis L. Duck, 43.

According to information presented to the court, Duck 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.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the EAGLE task force, which is comprised of members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Bureau of Narcotics Investigation, and the Erie Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Duck.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 1, 2016