HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Department of Justice announced that a man from Delaware County was sentenced to 235 months, or 19 years, in prison for distributing methamphetamine.

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According to The United States District Attorney Gearard M. Karam, 31-year-old Tyrone Smith of Chester Pennsylvania conspired to and distributed approximately 16 pounds of meth from June 2017 to Dec, 19. 2022 in the following counties:

  • Dauphin
  • Cumberland
  • Lancaster
  • Lebanon
  • Lancaster
  • Bucks
  • Montgomery
  • Chester
  • Philadelphia

The maximum penalty under federal law for this offense was life imprisonment, a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police, as well as many law enforcement agencies in the counties where the distribution activities were occurring.