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Ohio Woman Sentenced For Providing Contraband To Federal Inmate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Canton, Ohio, has been sentenced in federal court to five years probation, the first 12 months of which must be served by conditions of home confinement, and 100 hours of community service on her conviction of providing contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Ashley J. Anthony, 27.

According to information presented to the court, on Dec. 6, 2009, Anthony provided Suboxone, a narcotic controlled substance, to an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution at Loretto, Pa.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., 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 Special Investigative Staff at the Federal Correctional Institution at Loretto for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Anthony.

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