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Pittsburgh Felon Indicted on Federal Drug and Gun Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA. - One resident of Pittsburgh, PA, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating various federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The two-count Indictment named Evan Andrews, 27, as the sole defendant.

According to Indictment, Andrews is accused of possessing with the intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, in the form commonly known as crack, and possessing a firearm while a convicted felon on September 23, 2020.

The law provides for a minimum sentence of five years in prison and a maximum total sentence of 50 years in prison, a fine of $5,250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Douglas C. Maloney is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated February 5, 2021

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses