NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk man has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for selling crack cocaine, according to David B. Fein, U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Raymond Cochran, 33, pleaded guilty on June 25 to one count of possessing with the intent to distribute, and distributing, cocaine base ("crack"), Fein said. The sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford includes an additional three years of supervised release.
Cochran and Mark Green sold approximately eight grams of crack cocaine for $600 to an individual working with law enforcement on Dec. 6, 2008, Fein said. Green also pleaded guilty and was sentenced on Jan. 4 to 36 months in prison.
The case was investigated by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Stamford Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael E. Runowicz.