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Erie Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Distributing Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

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 Eric G. Olshan announced today.

United States District Judge Susan Paradise Baxter imposed the sentence on Marcus Dwayne Thompson, 37, of Erie, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, on or about December 11, 2019, Thompson distributed more than fifty grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul S. Sellers prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Olshan commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Thompson.

Updated January 5, 2024

Drug Trafficking