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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Johnstown Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 5 years in prison and 6 years supervised release on his conviction of distributing crack cocaine. United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Clarence M. Cosby, 39.

According to information presented to the court, on or about July 15, 2017, Cosby distributed less than 28 grams of cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.”

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

Ms. Chung commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Cosby.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 16, 2021