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Second Carbon County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Federal Cocaine Trafficking Charges

June 10, 2013

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a second woman from Carbon County was sentenced today by Senior United States District Judge Edwin M. Kosik to serve 40 months in prison on the charge of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Victoria Ann Argott, age 34, of Lansford, Carbon County, previously admitted to participating in a conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and powder cocaine in the Carbon County area between January 2011 and December 2012.

     In addition to the prison term, Senior Judge Kosik also ordered that Argott be supervised by a probation officer for four years following her prison sentence.

     Previously, Bonnie Vosburgh, age 22, of Nesquehoning, Carbon County, was sentenced to 60 months in prison after entering a guilty plea and admitting to participating in the same cocaine trafficking conspiracy.

     The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Nesquehoning and Lansford Police Departments in Carbon County.

     The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert J. O’Hara.


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