Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Drug Trafficking, Firearm Offenses

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HARRISBURG, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 22, 2022, 32-year-old Damon Todd Carey of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 228 months of imprisonment to be followed by 96 months of supervised release by United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo.  Carey previously was convicted following a jury trial of cocaine trafficking and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, during the trial, the government presented evidence of an extensive drug trafficking operation led by Carey, which included large quantities of cocaine, over $80,000 cash, a loaded firearm, money counter, digital scales, kilogram press, five cellphones, ledger totaling $92,700 in drug debts, and duffel bags filled with drug cooking equipment, cutting ingredients, and packaging materials.  At the time of his arrest and federal charges, Carey was on supervised release, and had just completed a 120-month prison sentence for drug trafficking.

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The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Harrisburg Police Department, who received valuable assistance from the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Daryl F. Bloom prosecuted the case.

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