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Johnstown Man Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Crack Distribution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. ‑ A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to72 months in prison and three years supervised release on his conviction of distribution of cocaine base, commonly known as "crack," United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Raleigh J. McGill, 27.

According to information presented to the court, on Aug. 6, 2009, Nov. 4, 2009, and Jan. 20, 2010, McGill distributed less than 5 grams of cocaine base on each of those dates.

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, the Cambria County Drug Task Force and the Johnstown Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of McGill.

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