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Aliquippa man pleads guilty in federal court to selling cocaine in Allegheny County |

Aliquippa man pleads guilty in federal court to selling cocaine in Allegheny County

Chuck Biedka
| Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:42 p.m

An Aliquippa man pleaded guilty to having and selling cocaine in Allegheny County for several months in 2017.

Rickee Dawkins, 52, was initially charged with five other men for a conspiracy to violate federal drug laws.

He accepted a plea agreement. He was the last of the six to go to court.

Sentencing on that one charge is scheduled for June 7 by Chief United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak.

He could be sentenced up to 30 years in prison.

According to court records, he was convicted in state court of selling cocaine in Beaver County in 1991 and 1993.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert C. Schupansky is prosecuting this case.

The case was investigated by the FBI Greater Pittsburgh Safe Streets Task Force that includes officers from the Wilkinsburg Police Department, state Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigations, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, county police and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.

Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chuck at 724-226-4711, or via Twitter .

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