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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Pittsburgh Drug Felon Gets 10 Years for Dealing Cocaine

PITTSBURGH – On Thursday, July 8, 2021, Raymond Erfort was sentenced to 120 months in prison for possessing 497 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

Erfort, age 45 of Pittsburgh, was sentenced by United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton. Judge Walton ordered that Erfort serve six years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Erfort had prior drug trafficking convictions from three state prosecutions between 2001 and 2009 and served prior state prison sentences of 2-6 years, 3-10 years, and 5-10 years.

Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller prosecuted this case on behalf of the United States.

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, the Brentwood Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives conducted the investigation leading to the conviction and sentence in this case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 9, 2021