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Carrick man pleads guilty on gun and drug charges |

Carrick man pleads guilty on gun and drug charges

The Tribune-Review
| Monday, May 28, 2007 12:00 p.m

A Carrick man pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal gun and drug laws.

Dewayne Poole, 29, of Brownsville Road, pleaded guilty to two counts before chief U.S. District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose. Prosecutors said that in April 2005, Poole possessed a 9 mm handgun after having been convicted of felony drug charges in state court. He also possessed 5 grams or more of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute it.

Ambrose scheduled sentencing for Aug. 10. Poole faces up to 50 years in prison and a $2.25 million fine.

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