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Cambria County Man Sentenced to Probation, Community Service for Conspiring to Distribute Marijuana

February 3, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Elmora, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to five years probation, the first six months of which must be served by condition of home confinement, and 100 hours of community service on his conviction of conspiracy to possess and distribute marijuana, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Joshua V. Bradley, 36.

According to information presented to the court, from March 2009 to May 9, 2011, Bradley conspired to possess and distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana. Evidence presented to the court at sentencing reflected that Bradley conspired with George M. Lowmaster and others to facilitate and promote Lowmaster's drug distribution organization.

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

A joint task force, headed by the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Bradley. 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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