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Duryea Man Sentenced for Cocaine Distribution

U.S. Attorney’s Office September 20, 2013
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania (717) 221-4482

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Senior United States District Court Judge Edwin M. Kosik has sentenced Joseph Crawford, age 34, of Duryea, Pennsylvania, to 35 months’ imprisonment for transporting cocaine from New York City to Luzerne County and distributing it on numerous occasions between 2011 and May 1, 2012.

According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, in additional to the 35-month term of imprisonment, Judge Kosik also ordered that Crawford be placed on supervised release for a period of three years following the service of his sentence.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney John Gurganus prosecuted the case.

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