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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Johnstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced To A Year And A Day In Federal Prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to twelve months and one day in prison and three years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on, Fred Claycomb, Jr., 51.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 17, 2013, Claycomb, Jr. 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 and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Claycomb, Jr.

Updated July 14, 2015