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Sharon Resident Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Sharon, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court to time served on her conviction for conspiring to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Kayla Fair, 36, who has served approximately 16 months in prison. Judge Bissoon also ordered Fair to serve three years of supervised release following her imprisonment.

Fair pleaded guilty in this case to conspiring to distribute cocaine in October 2021. Prior to imposing sentence, the Court was informed that Fair, along with her co-defendant Zachariah Owens, conspired to distribute cocaine from their apartment in Sharon, Mercer County, with several of their children residing in the apartment at that time.

Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller prosecuted this case on behalf of the United States.

United States Attorney Olshan commended the Mercer County Drug Task Force, Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for the investigation leading to the prosecution of Fair.

Updated March 19, 2024

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