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Johnstown Crack Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 01, 2009
  • Western District of Pennsylvania (412) 644-3500

Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, December 1, 2009, that Ryan Joseph Hogan, a resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 63 months’ in prison and four years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Hogan, age 28.

According to information presented to the court by Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines, on July 24, 2008, Hogan distributed five grams or more of cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.”

Mr. Cessar commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Laurel Highlands Resident Agency, the Johnstown Police Department, and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Hogan.