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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Ohio

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 9, 2018
Justin E. Herdman
, United States Attorney
Contact: Mike Tobin

Canton man sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for drug and firearms crimes

A Canton man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison for drug and firearms crimes, law enforcement officials said.
Eric L. McReynolds, 47, was sentenced to 117 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent. McReynolds was previously found guilty of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribut and use of firearms in relation to drug trafficking..
McReynolds possessed crack cocaine, several firearms and other items indicative of drug trafficking on September 15, 2016, according to court documents.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron P. Howell following an investigation by the ATF, FBI and Canton Police Department.
Columbus Field Division