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

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Roanoke Man Sentenced on Cocaine Charge

Roanoke, VIRGINIA – Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced today the sentencing of a Roanoke man on a federal drug charge.


Terrance Donald Jackson, 29, of Roanoke, Va., previously pled guilty to one count of distribution of cocaine. Today in District Court, Jackson was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison.


The investigation of the case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Roanoke City Police Department and the agencies of the Roanoke HIDTA. Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Drug Trafficking
Updated January 31, 2017