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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Somerset Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Distributing Meth

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A Somerset County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 120 months in prison and five years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Justin D. Carr, 23, of Somerset, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 14, 2013, Carr and a co-defendant possessed with the intent to distribute five hundred (500) grams or more of methamphetamine.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Mr. Hickton commended the Pennsylvania State Police Troop A Barracks, the Somerset Borough Police Department and the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Carr.

Updated July 14, 2015