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Local Man Gets More Than 5 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Crime

An Elizabethtown man has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison sentenced in connection with a cocaine and methamphetamine drug trafficking conspiracy, federal prosecutors announced. United States Attorney David J. Freed announced sentencing for Phillip Bennett, 43, of Elizabethtown on Thursday, Jan. 4, the day after the last of 13 people involved […]

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Judge Says Elizabethtown Man Can’t Withdraw His Guilty Plea For 2012 Slaying of Girlfriend

A prison inmate from Elizabethtown who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 2014 for the 2012 killing of his girlfriend cannot withdraw the plea and go to trial, a judge ruled. Benjamin Daniel Klinger, now 24, is serving 28 to 56 years at the State Correctional Institution ― Albion in Erie County for the killing […]

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