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Delmar Drug Dealer Sentenced To Five Years

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BALTIMORE, Md. - An Eastern Shore drug dealer has been sentenced for his involvement in distributing cocaine.

On Friday, 35-year-old David Hotton, of Delmar, Maryland was sentenced to five years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base and cocaine.

According to the Maryland District Attorney's office, in Hotton's plea agreement, he conspired with 37-year-old Ranson Chandler Jr., of Salisbury, 37-year-old Tyson Hobson Sr., of Princess Anne, and Floyd Sykes, 35, of Quantico, to distribute and possess with intent to distribute large quantities of crack and powder cocaine.

Officials say on numerous occasions they heard Hotton transacting drugs on his cell phone. Hotton admitted that the group distributed more than 280 grams of crack cocaine, and 500 grams of powder cocaine from June 2012 to November 28, 2012.

Chandler, Hobson, and Sykes all previously pleaded guilty to their involvement. Chandler was sentenced to 123 months, and Sykes 46 months in prison. Hobson is awaiting sentencing.

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