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Pittsburgh Man Indicted on Drug and Firearms Charges

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

PITTSBURGH, PA. A 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 Cindy K. Chung announced today.

The three-count Indictment named Shaquan Moore, 30, formerly of Point View Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, Moore is alleged to have possessed with the intent to distribute 10 grams or more of a mixture of p-fluorofentanyl and fentanyl and a quantity of fentanyl on or about January 19, 2022. Moore is also alleged to have possessed a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and alleged to have possessed a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon on or about January 19, 2022.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of life in prison, a fine of $5,000,000 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 Agency, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives 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 June 15, 2022

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses