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Man sentenced to nearly 10 years for selling crack

3 years 10 months 3 days ago July 25, 2013 Jul 25, 2013 Thursday, July 25 2013 July 25, 2013 12:45 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has sentenced a 39-year-old New Orleans to nearly 10 years in prison for trying to sell crack cocaine to a New Orleans police officer.

U.S. Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced Hoxie Marcelin on Wednesday to 115 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute up to 28 grams of crack cocaine.

U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente said in a news release that officers found Marcelin in possession of 31 individually wrapped crack rocks and entire slabs of crack stored in the coffee maker of a Central City home.

Upon his release, Marcelin will be placed on four years of supervised release during which he will be under federal supervision.

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