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

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Carnegie Man Sentenced For Possession Of Cocaine

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

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Brian J. Wimbley, 43.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 26, 2012, Wimbley possessed less than 500 grams of cocaine with the intent to distribute it.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Wimbley.

Updated July 14, 2015