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Pittsburgh Resident Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Possessing with Intent to Distribute Heroin/Fentanyl Mix

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court on April 2, 2024, to 84 months of imprisonment, to be followed by six years of supervised release, on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

United States District Judge William S. Stickman IV imposed the sentence on Randy Cross, 40.

According to information presented to the Court, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers seized 33 bricks, 11 bundles, and three plastic storage bags containing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl, as well as $11,260, from Cross’s residence in March 2021.

Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan D. Lusty prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Olshan commended the Drug Enforcement Administration and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Cross.

Updated April 3, 2024

Drug Trafficking