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

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Johnstown Man Sentenced To Prison For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., was sentenced in federal court on Dec. 9, 2014, to 24 months 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 Matthew John Claycomb, 23.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 25, 2013, Claycomb, along with co-defendants, 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 Matthew John Claycomb.

Updated July 14, 2015