Friday, June 29, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH—A resident of Pittsburgh was sentenced on June 27, in federal court for violating federal narcotics trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Denorris Mahone, III, 20, was sentenced to serve 60 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release by United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab. From January 2010 to March 3, 2011, Mahone conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin. Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller prosecuted this case on behalf of the United States.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, the Ross Township Police Department, the Canonsburg Police Department, and the Allegheny County Police Department for the successful investigation leading to the conviction and sentence in this case.

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