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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Ohio Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Possessing Heroin

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Columbus, Ohio, has plead guilty to one count in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on a charge of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Evan Jones, age 27, pleaded guilty to one count before U.S. District Judge Donnetta W. Ambrose.

In connection with the guilty plea, on or about July 26, 2018, Jones possessed with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin.

Jones was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 37 months, followed by a term of supervised release of six years.

Assistant United States Attorney Brendan J. McKenna prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 11, 2021