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Jim Thorpe Man Sentenced To Over 8 Years’ Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking And Firearms Offenses

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Isaiah Moore-Brown, age 29, of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 101 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release on December 17, 2018, by United States District Court Judge James M. Munley, for possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine base, and for possessing firearms in furtherance of his narcotics trafficking.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Moore-Brown pleaded guilty to distributing between 28 grams and 112 grams of crack cocaine in the Carbon County area in January 2017.  Law enforcement officials recovered narcotics, three firearms, and ammunition during a search warrant execution at Moore-Brown’s Jim Thorpe residence. 

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Caraballo prosecuted the case.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. The Department of Justice reinvigorated PSN in 2017 as part of the Department’s renewed focus on targeting violent criminals, directing all U.S. Attorney’s Offices to work in partnership with federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement and the local community to develop effective, locally-based strategies to reduce violent crime.


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Updated December 18, 2018

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