PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An Ellwood City man was convicted on federal drug charges today.

A federal jury deliberated for two hours today before they found Taurean Potter guilty of conspiring to distribute cocaine and distributing cocaine.

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United States Attorneys who prosecuted the case presented evidence at the trial that alleged Potter sold cocaine out of Ellwood City bars in 2017 and 2018.

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The prosecutors also said that in 2017, Potter sold cocaine to undercover narcotics agents who were working with the attorney general’s office.

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Sentencing has been scheduled for Oct. 31, 2019. Potter is facing a sentence of 60 years in prison, $4 million in fines, or both.