Drug Dealer Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

GREENBELT, Md. (Feb. 3, 2014) – Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Terrin Tamal Anderson, age 29, of Waldorf, today to 12 years in prison followed by eight years of supervised release for distributing cocaine base and being a felon in possession of a gun.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Acting Chief of Police Robert Maclean of the U.S. Park Police; Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Baltimore Field Division; Special Agent in Charge Karl C. Colder of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Washington Field Division; and Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

According to his plea agreement, from April 14, 2011 to January 30, 2012 ATF and U.S. Park Police agents made eight controlled purchases of cocaine base from Anderson totaling 308.8 grams. Anderson received a total of $11,000 for the drugs. The drugs were sold in different locations in Prince George’s County, Washington, D.C. and Oxon Hill, Maryland. On June 6, 2013, a search warrant was executed at Anderson’s residence. Agents seized a pistol. Anderson had previously been convicted of a felony and was prohibited from possessing a gun.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein praised the U.S. Park Police, ATF, DEA and FBI for their work in the investigation. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant U.S. Attorneys Deborah A. Johnston and Thomas P. Windom, who prosecuted this Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force case.

Source: United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein

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