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Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Pot Possession

Keenan Powell-Ryder, 20, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

According to the plea agreement filed with the court, on April 19 Powell-Ryder possessed with intent to distribute marijuana by smuggling the marijuana into the Cyril E. King Airport. Powell-Ryder transported the marijuana from the mainland United States.

Powell-Ryder faces a maximum of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The case is the result of investigative work by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney David White.

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