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Monday, September 20, 2021

Maryland Woman Sentenced in Erie for Role in Cocaine Conspiracy

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Hagerstown, Maryland, has been sentenced in federal court to 18 months in jail on her conviction of violating federal drug laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

United States District Judge Susan Paradise Baxter imposed the sentence on Sierra Dawn Frisby, 31 of Hagerstown, Maryland.

According to information presented to the court, Frisby conspired with five co-defendants to distribute large quantities of cocaine and fentanyl between January 2018 and February 2019.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul S. Sellers prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Kaufman commended the EAGLE task force, which is comprised of members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Narcotics Investigation and the Erie Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Frisby.

Drug Trafficking
Updated September 20, 2021