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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 2, 2020

Federal Prisoner Sentenced to 8 More Months in Prison for Illegally Possessing Controlled Drug

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – An inmate at the Federal Correctional Center 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 eight months in prison and three years’ supervised release, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Viboll Mark, 31, pleaded guilty to the indictment before United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that on March 13, 2018, Mark possessed a quantity of Buprenorphine.

Assistant United States AttorneyMaureen Sheehan-Balchon 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, for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Mark.

Topic(s): 
Prescription Drugs
Updated March 2, 2020