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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Westmoreland County Man Gets Prison Sentence For Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of New Florence, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 12 months in prison, 100 hours community service and three years supervised release, on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Brian Davenport, 24.

According to information presented to the court, from the spring of 2011 to May 15, 2012, Davenport, along with co-defendants, conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie L. Haines is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

Mr. Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Indiana Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Davenport. Other agencies participating in this investigation included the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, the Cambria County Drug Task Force, the Cambria County Sheriff’s Department, the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, the Indiana County Drug Task Force, and the Indiana County District Attorney’s Office.

Updated July 14, 2015