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Frackville Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Cocaine Possession

June 26, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Frackville, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to fifteen months in prison and three years supervised release on his conviction of possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Walter Johnson, 29.

According to information presented to the court, on Apr. 4, 2013, Johnson possessed with the intent to distribute less than 500 grams of cocaine.

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

Mr. Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Johnstown Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Johnson.

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