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Springfield Man to Serve Over a Year in Jail on Cocaine Charges

Drugs- Arrest-CocaineSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  – A Springfield man was sentenced today for cocaine possession and distribution and he’s now facing over a year in jail.

24-year-old, Bryan Murph, appeared before Judge Michael Ponsor in U.S. District Court in Springfield.  He was given a 14 month sentence in prison and three years of supervised release.

In April of this year Murph pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base. On two occasions in February 2012, the defendant sold crack cocaine to a cooperating witness.

The case was investigated by the United States Attorney’s Office, the FBI, the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office, the State Police, the Springfield Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office of Hampden County.