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Judge Sentences Fayette County Heroin Dealer to 10 Years in Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Uniontown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to120 months imprisonment followed by five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Gregory Moore, Jr. a/k/a G, 31, of Uniontown, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, from in or around April 2012, and continuing thereafter to in or around May 2012, Moore conspired with others to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 300 grams of heroin. Moore was owed $94,000 for heroin that he had previously provided on consignment to a drug distributor.

Assistant United States Attorney Charles A. Eberle prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Redstone Township Police Department, the Uniontown Police Department, and the Fayette County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Moore, Jr.

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