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Federal Inmate Sentenced to 13 More Months in Prison for Illegally Possessing Drugs

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

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Loretto, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to a charge of possession of a prohibited object in prison, and immediately following, was sentenced to 13 months in prison and three years’ supervised release, consecutive to the current prison term he is serving, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Dilpreet Singh, 34, pleaded guilty to the indictment before United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson.

In connection with the guilty plea, on July 14, 2017, Singh possessed a quantity of Buprenorphine.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Mr. Brady commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Federal Correctional Institution, Special Investigative Staff, Loretto, Pa., for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Singh.

Updated April 23, 2019

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