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

Monday, April 15, 2019

Judge Sentences Johnstown Heroin Dealer to 8 Years in Prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 96 months in prison and three years’ supervised release on his 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 Arvell D. Brandon, age 40.

According to information presented to the court, on May 10, 2016, Brandon distributed a quantity 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 Brandon.

Drug Trafficking
Updated April 15, 2019