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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Judge Sentences Jeannette Woman to Four Years in Prison for Fentanyl Distribution Scheme

PITTSBURGH -A Westmoreland County resident has been sentenced in federal court to four years of imprisonment and four years of supervised release on her conviction of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Autumn McClellan, age 31, of Jeanette, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, McClellan participated in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in which she and other members of the conspiracy sold substantial quantities of fentanyl to individuals addicted to that illegal substance.

Assistant United States Attorney Brendan T. Conway prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Penn Hills Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of McClellan.

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Opioids
Updated February 6, 2018