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Cocaine charge brings 6-year sentence

Cocaine charge brings 6-year sentence

A Hobart man was sentenced Friday to six years for dealing in cocaine. Christopher Michael Lafferty, 37, of 1622 Vine Court, admitted that he delivered cocaine to a confidential informant working with Gary police investigators on April 2, 2014, at Menards, 6300 Mississippi St., Hobart. Lafferty's time will be evenly split between the Indiana Department of Correction and Lake County Community Corrections. Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Ross Boswell also imposed a one-year sentence in prison on a probation revocation for failure to stop after an accident resulting in death. That sentence will be served consecutively to his sentence in the drug-dealing case. At his sentencing...

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