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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Judge Sentences Heroin Dealer To 33 Months In Prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 33 months in prison and three years supervised release on her conviction of distribution of heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Desalynn L. Coleman, 33.

According to information presented to the court, on Oct. 30, 2012, Coleman distributed less than 100 grams of heroin.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Coleman.

Updated July 14, 2015