Two Swap Meet Robbery Defendants Receive Lengthy Prison Sentences
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two Pittsburgh residents have been sentenced in federal court to lengthy prison terms on their convictions of violating federal drug and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the following sentences:
- Derrick Holliday, 27, received a sentence of 130 months (10 years, 10 months); and
- Zane Lundy, 27, received a sentence of 154 months (12 years, 10 months).
According to information presented to the court, between Sept. 14, 2010, and Sept. 15, 2010, Holliday, Lundy and others conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana and to rob the Swap Meet, a business engaged in interstate commerce, as well as its owner, vendors, employees and customers of money, merchandise and marijuana. On Sept. 15, 2010, Holliday, Lundy, and their co-defendants robbed the Swap Meet, as well as its owner, vendors, employees and customers and as a result thereof obtained among other things, $300-$400 and one kilogram of marijuana. During the robbery, Holliday and Lundy carried, used and possessed firearms.
Assistant United States Attorney Troy Rivetti prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.
This case was prosecuted under Project Safe Neighborhoods, a collaborative effort by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and communities to prevent, deter and prosecute gun crime.
U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Holliday and Lundy.