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Federal Inmate Sentenced to Two More Years in Prison for Possessing Marijuana and Heroin

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 31, 2013
  • Western District of Pennsylvania (412) 644-3500

JOHNSTOWN, PA—An inmate of FCI Loretto has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison, to be served consecutive to the 140-month sentence he is currently serving, on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Lonnie Johnston, 32. According to information presented to the court, on October 31, 2012, inmate Johnston possessed heroin and marijuana.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr. prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Investigative Staff at the Federal Correctional Institution at Loretto for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Johnston.