Pa. man sentenced in Elkton drug dealing

October 07, 2006|By Matthew Dolan

A 33-year-old cocaine supplier from Philadelphia was sentenced yesterday to 12 years in prison in federal court in Baltimore for distributing illegal drugs in the Elkton area of Cecil County.

Larry L. Gallashaw Jr. earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett ordered Gallashaw to forfeit $46,417 and the car he was driving when he was arrested.

According to the statement of facts presented at his guilty plea, Gallashaw was a source of supply for a cocaine and crack cocaine drug trafficking conspiracy that operated in the Winding Brook community of Elkton. He was arrested Dec. 27.

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