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Federal Inmate Sentenced For Possessing Cell Phone In Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 28, 2010

ERIE, Pa. ‑ Noel Ramos, an inmate at the McKean Federal Correction Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania, pled guilty and has been sentenced in federal court to thirty days in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.  The sentence will be served consecutively to the 46 month term of imprisonment Mr. Ramos was previously serving at the time of this offense.

United States District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin imposed the sentence on Ramos, age 29.

According to information presented to the court, on September 12, 2010, Ramos was in possession of a cell phone.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Ramos.

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