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Charleston man convicted of crack cocaine distribution

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A Charleston man has been convicted by a federal jury for illegal crack cocaine distribution.

That is according to a press release sent to 13 News from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin's office.

Trial evidence revealed that Marvin Garrett, 32, knowingly distributed crack cocaine in January 2012.  Garrett is the tenth defendant to be convicted as part of the Charleston area's Drug Market Intervention (DMI) initiative, which was launched in February of this year, to reduce drug crimes.

Garrett faces up to 30 years in prison and a $2 million fine when he is sentenced by United States District Judge Thomas Johnston.