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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Blairsville Man Sentenced To Prison For Participating In Heroin Trafficking Conpiracy

Johnstown, Pa. - A resident of Blairsville, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison and five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Clifford Bernard Camut, Jr., 21.

According to information presented to the court, from the spring of 2011 to May 15, 2012, Camut, along with multiple co-defendants, conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin.

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, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Indiana Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Camut. Other agencies participating in this investigation included the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, the Cambria County Drug Task Force, the Cambria County Sheriff’s Department, the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, the Indiana County Drug Task Force, and the Indiana County District Attorney’s Office.

Updated July 14, 2015