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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 17, 2014

Turtle Creek Man Admits Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGH – Clifford Green was convicted of conspiring to distribute over 100 grams of heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Green, 29, of Turtle Creek, Pa., pled guilty before United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose. Judge Ambrose scheduled sentencing to occur March 16, 2015, at 11 a.m.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of at least five years up to 40 years in prison, a fine of up to $5,000,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation leading to the conviction in this case.

Updated July 14, 2015