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Baltimore County man, arrested in Harford, gets 40 years in jail as 'volume' drug dealer

Baltimore County man, arrested in Harford, gets 40 years in jail as 'volume' drug dealer

A Baltimore County man was recently sentenced in Harford County Circuit Court to serve 40 years in prison in what law enforcement officials say is a "strong message" to drug dealers.

Shani Tiffera McDonald, 33, of the 6600 block of Windsor Mill Road in Gwynne Oak, was sentenced July 25 by Judge Kevin Mahoney to 40 years in jail for possessing with the intent to distribute a large quantity of cocaine and five concurrent years in jail under the "volume dealer" statute, according to the Maryland Attorney General's Office.

McDonald was arrested with 1,036.4 grams of cocaine, greater than 448 grams that makes him a volume dealer, the Attorney General's Office...