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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Carrolltown Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Heroin Trafficking Scheme

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Carrolltown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in prison and five years supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to possess and distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on William S. Rounsley, 22.

According to information presented to the court, from April 2012 to March 8, 2013, Rounsley conspired with his five co-defendants to possess and distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Rounsley.

Updated July 14, 2015