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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Judge Sentences Cambria County Woman to 6 Years in Prison for Distributing Heroin

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Portage, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 72 months in prison and three years’ supervised release on her 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 Dawn M. Strayer, 36.

According to information presented to the court, on May 18, 2016, Strayer distributed less than 100 grams of heroin.

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 Strayer.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated April 5, 2018