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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 17, 2018

Judge Sends Johnstown Man to Prison for Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa. has been sentenced in federal court to 14 months in prison, with credit being given for time served, and three years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Darryle D. Ford, 58.

According to information presented to the court, on July 12, 2017, Ford distributed a quantity of heroin and fentanyl.

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

Mr. Brady 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 Ford.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 17, 2018