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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Johnstown Man Charged with Distributing Heroin on Two Occasions in March 2018

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The indictment named Willie Gene Gulley, Jr., 49, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on each of the dates of March 1 and March 20, 2018, Gulley distributed less than 100 grams of heroin.

The law provides for a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a fine of $2,000,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Gulley.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated May 8, 2018