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Waterloo teen sentenced for selling crack and carrying a gun

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A Waterloo teen has been sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for distributing crack cocaine and carrying a gun.

Tyrell Wells, 19, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids after pleading guilty on June 9.

He pleaded guilty to distributing approximately one ounce of crack cocaine on Feb. 13, 2009, in Waterloo while he was armed with a 9mm handgun.

Wells was sentenced to 130 months in prison, a special assessment of $200 and five years of supervised release after prison.

There is no parole in the federal system.

Wells is being held in the United States Marshal's custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

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