Mckees Rocks Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Distribute Cocaine
PITTSBURGH, Pa. ‑ A resident of McKees Rocks, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
William Davis, 30, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Terrence F. McVerry.
According to information presented to the court, from January 2009 to Dec. 15, 2009, Davis conspired with others to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 300‑400 grams of cocaine.
Judge McVerry scheduled sentencing for July 15, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. The law provides for a total sentence of up to 30 years in prison, a fine of $1,000,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offense and the criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller is prosecuting this case on behalf of the United States.
The Drug Enforcement Administration; the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police; the Pittsburgh Division of Weed and Seed; the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office; the Pennsylvania State Police; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the United States Marshals Service; and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Davis.