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Elizabeth man gets 5 years for cocaine operation


An Elizabeth man was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh Monday for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady said.

Christopher Joseph Lubic, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoonto five years in prison and four years of supervised release.

According to prosecutors, Lubic received several packages between July 2015 and August 2016 containing cocaine from California. He sent money orders as payment.

Lubic admitted to getting the cocaine and purchasing a cocaine press. He said he was going to pay $20,000 for the drug and sell it for $22,000.

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