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

Friday, February 27, 2015

Turtle Creek Woman Sentenced To Time Served For Heroin Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County woman has been sentenced in federal court to time served, followed by three years supervised release, for conspiring to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute less than 100 grams of heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

On Feb. 25, Chief United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Breya Bowles, 22, formerly of Turtle Creek, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, in the spring of 2014, Bowles conspired to distribute and possessed with the intent to distribute less than 100 grams of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of heroin.

Assistant United States Attorneys Amy L. Johnston and Cindy K. Chung prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI Greater Pittsburgh Safe Streets Task Force, Wilkinsburg Police Department, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, Munhall Police Department, Duquesne Police Department, Monroeville Police Department, Allegheny County Police Department, West Mifflin Police Department, and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Bowles.

Updated July 14, 2015