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Two Sentenced For Selling Explosives

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

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Bradford, Pennsylvania and a resident of Smethport, Pennsylvania, have been sentenced in federal court on their convictions of violating federal explosives laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. imposed a sentence of 3 years probation and 6 months home detention on Jarred Douglas Major, 29, and 2 years probation on Rechelle Lea Judd, 32.

According to information presented to the court, Major and Judd distributed explosive materials to a person who was not a licensee.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Major and Judd.

Updated July 14, 2015