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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 11, 2014

Franklin County Man Sentenced To Probation For Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Waynesboro, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to three years probation on his conviction of conspiracy to deliver cocaine, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Kenneth Biser, 60.

According to information presented to the court, Biser conspired to possess and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine from Nov. 2011 to July 18, 2012.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Safe Streets Task Force initiative comprised of the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pa. Attorney General's Office, the Blair County Drug Task Force, the Cambria County Drug Task Force, the Somerset County Drug Task Force, the Roaring Spring Borough Police Dept. and the Paint Township Police Dept. for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Biser.

Updated July 14, 2015