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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

McKean-FCI Inmate Sentenced to Spend 3 More Months in Prison for Possessing Marijuana

ERIE, Pa. - An inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to three months in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Jarrod William Burrell, 40. The sentence was imposed to run consecutively to the sentence Burrell is currently serving.

According to information presented to the court, on or about August 29, 2017, Burrell was in possession of contraband, namely a quantity of marijuana while an inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution.

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

United States Attorney Brady commended officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Burrell.

Updated May 29, 2018