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Wilkinsburg man gets 7 years in federal prison for conspiring to sell 18 ounces of cocaine |

Wilkinsburg man gets 7 years in federal prison for conspiring to sell 18 ounces of cocaine

| Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:27 a.m

A Wilkinsburg man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for cocaine trafficking.

Landriff Macklin, 40, was convicted of conspiring with two other people to distribute nearly 18 ounces of cocaine between September 2016 and November 2017.

He was sentenced Dec. 12 by U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab, who also ordered Macklin to serve four years of supervised release after he leaves prison.

Macklin was charged in March along with 11 other men following an investigation by the federally administered Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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