Pittsburgh Felon, Anthony Bentley Sentenced to Prison for Cocaine Trafficking Offenses, Money Laundering, and Unlawful Possession of 32 Firearms, Including an AK-47 Semi-Automatic Rifle and a Fully Automatic M16 Machinegun
PITTSBURGH (STL.News) A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court following his earlier guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, one count of distribution of and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, two counts of money laundering, and one count of possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.
On February 18, 2021, United States District Judge David S. Cercone sentenced Anthony Bentley, a/k/a Poundcake, 45, to four years of imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release. Bentley has been detained since his arrest on August 28, 2018.
In connection with his guilty plea on December 2, 2019, Bentley admitted that between at least May 2015 and continuing until January 2016, he engaged in a drug trafficking conspiracy involving 500 grams or more of powder cocaine, and that on October 20, 2015, he distributed approximately 489 grams of cocaine to a cooperating informant.