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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Judge Sentences Altoona Man to 2 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Crack Cocaine

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Altoona, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison and three years’ supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Matthew Fee, 34, of Altoona, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, from Jan. 9, 2014, to April 17, 2015, Fee conspired to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine.

Assistant United States 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, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, the Cambria County Drug Task Force, the Altoona Police Department, and the Cambria County District Attorney's Office, for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Fee.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 12, 2016