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Washington County cocaine dealer gets 10 years in prison

| Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007

A Washington County man was sentenced in federal court Friday to 10 years in prison for his conviction on narcotics, money-laundering and witness-tampering charges.

In addition, Mark Bradford Yarbrough Jr., 22, was sentenced to five years of supervised release for his conviction on charges of laundering the proceeds of his cocaine-trafficking activity through the bank accounts of other individuals, prosecutors said.

Yarbrough was arrested on May 31, 2006, following a one-hour standoff at his residence with agents of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. His father, Mark Yarbrough Sr., is awaiting trial on firearm violations, an ATF spokesman said.

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