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Sharon Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

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

PITTSBURGH, PA – Kayla Fair was convicted of conspiring to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

Fair, age 36, of Sharon, Pennsylvania, pled guilty before United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon. Fair pled guilty to conspiring to distribute cocaine in October 2021. Judge Bissoon scheduled sentencing to occur on March 19, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence for Fair of up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Under States Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offense 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 Mercer County Drug Task Force, the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives conducted the investigation leading to the conviction in this case.

Updated November 1, 2023

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