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Feds: Bridgeport man charged with crack, cocaine distribution

November 20, 2018

BRIDGEPORT — A city man was charged with drug offenses Monday after an indictment was returned in federal court, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

Rocky “Twin” Samas, 47, of Bridgeport, was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base — crack — and one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

Court documents alleged that between August and October, investigators made three controlled purchases of crack cocaine from Samas in Bridgeport, the DOJ said. On Nov. 6, he was arrested on a federal criminal complaint. And, on that date, a search of his city residence led police to crack and powder cocaine.

Samas, who has a prior federal narcotics conviction, faces a mandatory minimum term of 10 years in prison and a maximum term of life in prison on the crack cocaine charge. He faces a maximum term of 40 years in prison for the powder cocaine charge.

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