U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
April 28, 2014

Judge Sentences Drug Dealer to Seven Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH—A resident of Warren, Ohio has been sentenced in federal court to 84 months’ imprisonment, with six years of supervised release to follow on his conviction of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Matthew Hosey, 62.

According to information presented to the court, on or about April 24, 2013, Hosey possessed with intent to distribute a quantity of crack cocaine and heroin.

Assistant United States Attorney Troy Rivetti prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Southwest Regional Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Hosey.

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