PITTSBURGH, PA- A resident of Philadelphia, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a term of imprisonment of 60 months on his conviction for violating federal narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti announced today.
United States District Judge Robert J. Colville imposed the sentence on Zion Elam-Sturgis, 24.
According to information presented to the Court, Elam-Sturgis conspired to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of cocaine base and possessed with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of cocaine base, in Butler, Pennsylvania.
Assistant United States Attorneys Craig W. Haller and Yvonne M. Saadi prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.
Acting United States Attorney Rivetti commended the Pennsylvania State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Butler County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Elam-Sturgis.