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

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Judge Sentences Inmate To 4 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 4 months in jail on his conviction for possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Pedro Kline, 25. The sentence was imposed to run consecutively to the sentence Kline is currently serving.

According to information presented to the court, from on or about May 11, 2013 to on or about May 13, 2013, Kline was in possession of contraband, namely, marijuana.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended Officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Kline.

Updated July 14, 2015