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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 17, 2014

McKean Inmate Sentenced To Extra Prison Time For Possessing Pot, Oxy In Prison

ERIE, Pa. - An inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Jarrid Brewer, 25.

According to information presented to the court, from in and around April 2013, to in and around May 2013, Brewer was in possession of contraband, namely, marijuana and oxycodone hydrochloride.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended Officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Brewer.

Updated July 14, 2015