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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 27, 2017

Judge Sentences Johnstown Heroin Dealer to Prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison and three years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Vantroy Godboat, 45.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 27, Feb. 2, and Feb. 4, 2016, Godboat distributed less than 100 grams of heroin on each of those dates, and on Feb. 5, 2016, Godboat possessed with the intent to distribute less than 100 grams of heroin.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Ms. Song commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Godboat.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 28, 2017