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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 9, 2021

Hazleton Man Sentenced To 30 Months’ Imprisonment For Stalking

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on April 8, 2021, Gregory Rossi, age 49, of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 30 months' imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani for stalking. 

According to Acting U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, on December 16, 2019, Rossi entered a guilty plea to stalking a victim from August 1, 2018 through August 27, 2019 while a protection from abuse order was in place.  Judge Mariani also ordered the forfeiture of dozens of firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition found in Rossi’s possession at the time of his arrest. 

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Hazleton City Police Department and the Sugarloaf Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Jenny P. Roberts prosecuted the case.

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Updated April 9, 2021