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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Dealing Heroin and Fentanyl Resulting in Injury or Death

PITTSBURGH – Larry Malloy has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for distributing Schedule I and Schedule II controlled substances, including heroin and fentanyl, resulting in serious bodily injury and death, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

The indictment charges Malloy, 23, of Pittsburgh, Pa., with committing the following four crimes in Allegheny County between April 27, 2016, and June 2, 2016: (1) possession with intent to distribute and distribution of a Schedule I controlled substance and/or a Schedule II controlled substance on April 27, 2016, resulting in serious bodily injury or death, and (2) possession with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin and/or fentanyl on May 11, 2016, May 18, 2016, and June 2, 2016.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of at least 20 years and up to life in prison and a fine of up to $4,000,000. 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 Craig W. Haller is prosecuting this case on behalf of the United States.

The Allegheny County Police Department, the Verona Police Department, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, and the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 10, 2017