Cocaine & Heroin dealer Stanley Pinckney Sentenced

U.S. District Judge Andre M. Davis sentenced Stanley Pinckney, age 46, of Catonsville, Maryland today to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute one
kilogram or more of heroin and five kilograms or more of cocaine,
announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J.
Rosenstein.

According to his guilty plea, a confidential source advised the DEA
that Pinckney and Kevin Burwell were to obtain a kilogram of heroin
and 10 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride from a source of supply
from New York on January 11, 2007. DEA observed Burwell on that
day leave Pinckney’s residence and meet a DEA undercover agent,
posing as a contact for the New York source of supply, at a parking
lot in Baltimore County. Burwell entered the undercover agent's
vehicle and gave him $75,000 in cash as partial payment for the
narcotics. Burwell was arrested as he took possession of the
narcotics. Seized from a storage unit and the residences of
Pinckney and Burwell were cutting agents, a scale, two kilogram
presses with residue and other equipment used in narcotics
trafficking.

Burwell, age 49, of Baltimore, previously pled guilty and was
sentenced by Judge Davis on August 24, 2007 to 10 years in jail
followed by five years of supervised release.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Drug
Enforcement Administration for its investigative work as part of this
Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force case, and
commended Assistant United States Attorney Christopher J.
Romano, who prosecuted the case.

Source: USDOJ

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