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Columbus Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge in Huntington

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 6/10/13 @ 9:50 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Columbus, Ohio, man was sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison for distribution of 28 grams or more of crack cocaine, according to information from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.

Tyree Antonio Spraggins, 25, previously pleaded guilty to crack cocaine distribution in March. The sentence was handed down by Chief United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers.

On Oct. 27, 2010, Spraggins entered the Smokin’ Aces store that was located in Huntington and sold 44.3 grams crack cocaine to an undercover agent working for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in exchange for $2,600.

Spraggins sold a total of 142.8 grams of crack cocaine to undercover agents at the Smokin’ Aces store.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/12/13
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Columbus, Ohio has pleaded guilty federal crack cocaine distribution charges.

Federal prosecutors say Tyree Antonio Spraggins, 25, admitted that on Oct. 27, 2010, he stopped by the Smokin’ Aces store in Huntington and sold 44.3 grams crack cocaine to an undercover agent orking for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in exchange for $2,600.

Spraggins also admitted that he sold a total of 142.8 grams of crack cocaine to undercover agents at the Smokin’ Aces store.

Spraggins faces up to 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine when he is sentenced in June.


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