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Crafton Resident Sentenced to Seven and a Half Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Fentanyl

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Crafton, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 90 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, on his conviction for violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Robert Allen, 44.

According to information presented to the Court, on May 11, 2017, Allen conspired to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of fentanyl.

Prior to imposing sentence, Judge Bissoon stated that the sentence was meant to reflect the seriousness of the defendant’s crime.

Assistant United States Attorneys Katherine C. Jordan and Stephen R. Kaufman prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Olshan commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Pittsburgh City Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Allen.

Updated March 20, 2024

Drug Trafficking