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Michigan man gets 10-year federal prison sentence for meth distribution

CLARKSBURG – Bacarre H. Curtis, 23, of Eastpointe, Michigan, received a 10-year federal prison sentence for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

Court documents and statements reveal that Curtis, known as “TJ,” was transporting methamphetamine from Michigan to Harrison County, distributing it through a network. A search of his vehicle uncovered methamphetamine and a firearm, with the investigation linking Curtis to 1.2 kilograms of methamphetamine.

Upon completion of his prison term, Curtis will serve five years of supervised release.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Cogar prosecuted the case for the government.

The investigation was led by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Greater Harrison Drug Task Force (funded by HIDTA), and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided over the case.

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