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Wheeling Man Will Serve Ten Years in Prison for Distribution of Crack Cocaine

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WHEELING - A Wheeling man with a lengthy criminal history has been sentenced to serve the next decade in federal prison for selling crack cocaine. 

On Tuesday, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that Emanuel "Sammy" Banks was sentenced to 140 months in prison and three years of supervised release for the distribution of  crack cocaine.

Banks' sentence was enhanced due to his significant criminal history which includes prior felonies for aggravated robbery and distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a playground.