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Johnstown Woman Sentenced to Prison for Drug Trafficking Scheme

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 to 27 months in prison and three years’ supervised release on her 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 Paulette M. Alt, 54.

According to information presented to the court, from Jan. 31, 2013, to April 23, 2013, Alt conspired to distribute less than 28 grams of cocaine base, in the form commonly known as “crack.” 

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney 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 Alt.

Updated March 25, 2016

Drug Trafficking