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South Carolina Man Participated in Scheme to Distribute Meth

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

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of South Carolina pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Nathan Haskins, age 21, pleaded guilty to two counts before United States District Court Judge Mark R. Hornak.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that on July 29, 2016, Haskins conspired with others to distribute and possessed with intent to distribute over five grams of actual methamphetamine.

Judge Hornak scheduled sentencing for December 20, 2018.  The law provides, at each count, for a term of imprisonment of not less than five years and not more than 40 years, a fine of not more than $5,000,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Shanicka L. Kennedy is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Stowe Township Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.


Updated August 17, 2018

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