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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Johnstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced To 90 Months In Federal Prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A Cambrian County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 90 months in prison and three years supervised release on his conviction of distributing heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Damian C. Jeffers, Sr., 44, of Johnstown, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 7, 2013, Jeffers distributed less than 100 grams of heroin.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Mr. Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Cambria County Drug Task Force and the Johnstown Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Jeffers.

Updated July 14, 2015