Thursday, July 12, 2012

Taylor Cocaine and Heroin Supplier Sentenced to 151 Months

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced today that Cameron Jackson, a/k/a “Cam,” age 32, formerly of Taylor, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today in Scranton by Senior United States District Judge Edwin M. Kosik to 151 months’ imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine, and heroin.

According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, an investigation being conducted by the Scranton Police Department regarding the sale of illegal drugs culminated in a search warrant being served on Jackson’s residence on December 14, 2010. Drug paraphernalia, illegal drugs, and drug proceeds were recovered during the execution of the search warrant.

In addition to the items found during the search warrant of Jackson’s residence, police were able to make multiple controlled purchases of crack cocaine from Jackson during transactions that occurred in Scranton, Pennsylvania. After his arrest by local authorities, Jackson’s criminal case was adopted for federal prosecution.

The investigation was conducted by the Scranton Police Department, together with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the FBI, in a joint alien gang task force that is investigating illegal alien street gang activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Todd K. Hinkley.

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