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Johnstown Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Possessing Crack Cocaine

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

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa. has been sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 96 months in prison and four years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Clyde Simmons, 33, of Johnstown, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, on May 7, 2014, Simmons possessed with the intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base.

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

Ms. Song 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 Simmons.

Updated November 16, 2017

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