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Lower Burrell Man Sentenced to Probation for Participating in Cambria County Marijuana Distribution Ring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 16, 2013

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Lower Burrell, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to three years probation on his conviction of possession of marijuana, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Anthony T. Digirolamo, 65.

According to information presented to the court, on May 2, 2011, Digirolamo possessed with the intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the joint task force, headed by the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Digirolamo. Other agencies participating on the task force include the Internal Revenue Service- Criminal Investigation, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Carrolltown Police Department, Patton Police Department, Ebensburg Police Department, Portage Police Department and Paint Township Police Department.

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