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Greensburg Man Charged with Possessing Meth with Intent to Distribute It

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

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The two-count Indictment named Ryan Jay Mason, 39, formerly of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on December 20, 2018, and January 25, 2019, Mason possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not less than 5 years in prison and not more than 60 years in prison, a fine of no more than $6,000,000.00, a period of supervised release of not less than 4 years, or a combination thereof. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Michael Leo Ivory is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Inspection Service, in conjunction with the Greensburg Police Department, the Westmoreland County Sherriff’s Office, and the Latrobe Police Department, conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated June 12, 2019

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