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Pennsylvania Man Gets 5 Years In Federal Prison For Role In Connecticut Drug Ring

A Pennsylvania man was sentenced in New Haven, Connecticut, to 60 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for trafficking cocaine.
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A Pennsylvania man was sentenced in New Haven, Connecticut, to 60 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for trafficking cocaine.

Myron Brown, 49, of Chester, Pennsylvania, was

The investigation, which included a court-authorized wiretap of Wiley’s phone, revealed that Wiley conspired to distribute large quantities of fentanyl, cocaine, and marijuana and distributed drugs throughout Connecticut and elsewhere with the assistance of several associates. 

In April 2021, Brown transported approximately 900 grams of cocaine to an associate of Wiley’s in Manhattan.

Wiley and seven co-conspirators were arrested on June 9, 2021. 

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In association with their arrests, investigators executed multiple search warrants and seized approximately a kilogram of fentanyl, a kilogram of cocaine, approximately 83 grams of crack cocaine, more than 12 pounds of marijuana, two press machines, and other items and materials used by Wiley and his co-conspirators to process and package illegal drugs. 

Investigators also seized from Wiley jewelry valued at more than $100,000, and a 2021 Mercedes-Benz valued at approximately $146,000.

On May 2, 2022, Brown pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

Brown was incarcerated in Pennsylvania on state drug and firearm charges when he was indicted in this case.  Brown’s state case was later adopted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and is pending.

On July 25, 2022, a jury found Wiley guilty of drug trafficking offenses.  On December 28, 2022, Judge Arterton sentenced him to 12 years of imprisonment.

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