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Johnstown Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison and 3 Years of Supervised Release for Distributing Crack-Cocaine

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

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A former resident of Johnstown, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 15 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release on his conviction of distributing crack-cocaine, Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Damian Jeffers, age 52, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, on or about October 4, 2021, October 20, 2021, and October 28, 2021, Jeffers was found to distribute less than 28 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base, in the form commonly known as crack.

Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Sheehan-Balchon prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Mr. Rivetti commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cambria County Drug Task Force, and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Jeffers.

Updated April 18, 2023

Drug Trafficking