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Wilkinsburg man gets 7 years in prison for cocaine trafficking

Tony LaRussa
| Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, 6:27 a.m.

A Wilkinsburg man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for cocaine trafficking.

Landriff Macklin, 40, was convicted of conspiring with two other people to distribute nearly 18 ounces of cocaine between September 2016 and November 2017.

He was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab, who also ordered Macklin to serve four years of supervised release after he leaves prison.

Macklin and 11 other men were charged in March following an investigation by the federally administered Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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