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Clearwater cocaine seller gets nearly 11 years in federal prison

Published Jan. 13, 2014

LARGO — A Clearwater man convicted of selling crack cocaine was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday.

Keire Terrell Harvey, 24, pleaded guilty Oct. 15 to a charge of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack cocaine.

From June 2 to July 19, Harvey sold crack cocaine to an undercover Largo police detective five times. Harvey was arrested July 29 when he tried to make a drug sale to the detective.

He had 32.8 grams of crack cocaine during his arrest, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.