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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Johnstown Residents Charged with Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Two Cambria County residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The indictment named Alissa N. Mosley, 29, and Justin R. Guillarmod, 35, of Johnstown, Pa.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on July 27, 2017, Mosley and Guillarmod did possess with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin. Also, on July 27, 2017, Guillarmod was found in possession of a Taurus Magnum .357 caliber revolver. On Dec. 2, 2014, Guillarmod was convicted in the Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County, PA, of drug trafficking, which is a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. Federal law prohibits persons who have been convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year from possessing firearms.

The law provides for a maximum sentence for Mosley of 40 years in prison and a fine of $5,000,000 or both. The law provides for a maximum sentence for Guillarmod of 50 years in prison and a fine of $5,250,000 or both Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, 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 Mosley and Guillarmod.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Updated July 10, 2018