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

Monday, August 1, 2016

Judge Sentences Erie Man to Federal Prison for Violating Drug Laws

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 102 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 Jamie Darnell Paceley, 37.

According to information presented to the court, on November 13, 2012, November 27, 2012 and December 7, 2012, Pacely distributed crack cocaine in Erie.

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 Pacely.

Drug Trafficking
Updated August 1, 2016