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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

District of Maryland

www.justice.gov/usao/md

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Rod J. Rosenstein, United States Attorney

Contact: Vickie E. LeDuc
(410) 209-4885

BALTIMORE DRUG TRAFFICKER EXILED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Zegory Chambers, age 28, of Baltimore, Maryland, today to 10 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and being a felon in possession of a gun.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Acting Special Agent in Charge Marino F. Vidoli of the ATF - Baltimore Field Division; Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III of the
Baltimore City Police Department; and Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein.

According to his plea agreement, on September 28, 2011 Baltimore Police Department officers executed a search warrant at Chambers' residence and seized a loaded .22 caliber revolver, 36 individually packaged ziplock bags containing marijuana, $202, a digital scale and other drug packaging materials. Chambers had previously been convicted of a felony and was prohibited from possessing the revolver.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the ATF, Baltimore Police Department and Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office for their work in this investigation. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Special Assistant United States Attorney Kenneth S. Clark and Assistant United States Attorney Clinton J. Fuchs, who prosecuted the case.

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