Baltimore man gets 151 months for cocaine possession

Officers found gun, ammo, $3,000 cash, according to release

November 22, 2011|By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun

A federal judge sentenced a Baltimore man, Stephen Johnson, to 151 months in prison Monday for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for Maryland.

Baltimore police officers found a clear plastic baggie containing cocaine, a gun, 88 rounds of live .38-caliber ammunition and more than $3,000 in cash upon executing a search warrant at Johnson's home on May 13 of last year, according to the news release.

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett also sentenced Johnson, 31, three years of supervised release after completing his sentence. Johnson had three previous drug convictions, according to the release.

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