Dominican Republic Native Pleads Guilty to Smuggling $2 Million in Heroin Nearly 6 Years After His Flight from Justice
PITTSBURGH, PA - Larry Malloy, 25, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to distributing Schedule I and Schedule II controlled substances, including heroin and fentanyl, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.
Malloy pled guilty before United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak. As part of the guilty plea, Malloy accepted responsibility for causing the fatal overdose death of T.C. in April 2016 and acknowledged being responsible for the distribution of at least 100 grams of heroin and at least four grams of fentanyl.
Judge Hornak scheduled sentencing to occur on October 3, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 20 years in prison, a $1,000,000 fine, 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 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.