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Three from Erie Charged with Conspiring to Possess Meth

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

ERIE, Pa. - Three former residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The two-count Indictment named David Anthony Madden, 33, David Lee Cramer, 51, and Jamie Eileen Cramer, 42, as defendants.

According to the Indictment presented to the court, the defendants conspired to possess with intent to distribute five hundred grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of life imprisonment, a fine of $20,000,000, or both for each defendant. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendants.

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

The Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated February 11, 2020

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