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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 17, 2014

Federal Inmate Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison For Possessing A Weapon

ERIE, Pa. - An inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to 14 months in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Oscar Acosta-Levario, 32. The sentence was imposed to run consecutively to the sentence Acosta-Levario is currently serving.

According to information presented to the court, on or about June 10, 2014, Acosta-Levario was in possession of contraband, namely, a weapon.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended Officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Acosta-Levario.

Updated July 14, 2015