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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 30 Months In Prison for Violating Federal Firearms and Narcotic Laws

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

PITTSBURGH, PA - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms and narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti announced today.

United States District Judge William S. Stickman IV imposed the sentence on Dajunatae Alston, 25, formerly of the East Liberty section of Pittsburgh.

According to information presented to the court, on April 22, 2020, Alston possessed with intent to distribute approximately 50 grams of marijuana while also possessing a firearm in a school zone.

Assistant United States Attorney Carl J. Spindler prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Rivetti commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Alston.

Updated May 3, 2023

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses