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Pittsburgh Man Charged in Johnstown with Trafficking Heroin

April 16, 2013

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of possession with intent to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The indictment named Warren Charles Green, IV, 27.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on Apr. 5, 2013, Green possessed with the intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of life in prison, a fine of $4,000,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie L. Haines is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Pennsylvania State Police, Somerset Turnpike Barracks, and the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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