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A Buffalo man who pleaded guilty to a federal cocaine charge has been sentenced to six years in prison and four years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. reported Tuesday.
Kasen Shamar Turner, 29, admitted to possessing three ounces of crack cocaine with intent to sell. The drug was found in his car when he was arrested after a high-speed chase in Buffalo on Sept. 12, 2011. Turner, once a star football player at South Park High School, also was convicted of violating the conditions of his supervised release on a previous conviction.