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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Detroit Woman Sentenced To Probation With Community Service For Heroin Trafficking Scheme

Johnstown, Pa. - A Detroit resident has been sentenced in federal court to five years’ probation and 100 hours of community service, on her 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 Megan Holton, 29, of Detroit, Michigan.

According to information presented to the court, from the spring of 2011 to May 15, 2012, Holton, along with co-defendants, conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 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 Holton. 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