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Harrisburg man sentenced to 11 years in federal prison on crack cocaine conviction

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HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT) A federal judge has sentenced Terrill Hickerson, 35, of Harrisburg to 11 years and 7 months in prison. Hickerson pleaded guilty in August 2014 to distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, also known as crack cocaine.

According to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith, as early as the fall of 2012, Hickerson began selling crack cocaine in the Harrisburg area. This conviction represents Hickerson’s third drug trafficking conviction; he was most recently released in September 2011 after serving an 8 year sentence for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.