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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Judge Sentences Federal Inmate to 2 Additional Months in Prison for Possessing Contraband

ERIE, Pa. - An inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to two months in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Francisco Uresti, 43. The sentence was imposed to run consecutively to the sentence Uresti is currently serving.

According to information presented to the court, on or about August 31, 2017, Uresti was in possession of contraband, namely a quantity of marijuana while an inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Uresti.

Updated May 29, 2018