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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Northern Cambria Woman Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Northern Cambria, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to one year and one day in prison and four years supervised release on her conviction of conspiracy to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Casey Lex, 29.

According to information presented to the court, from April 2012 to March 8, 2013, Lex conspired with others to possess and distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton 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 Lex.

Updated July 14, 2015