U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
October 29, 2015

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Law Violations

JOHNSTOWN, PA—A resident of Philadelphia, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 30 months in prison 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 Paul A. Robinson, Jr., 33, of Philadelphia, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, from Jan. 31, 2013, to April 23, 2013, Robinson conspired to distribute less than 28 grams of cocaine base, in the form commonly known as “crack.” Robinson also distributed less than 28 grams of cocaine base on Jan. 31, 2013, and Feb. 12. 2013.

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 Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Robinson.

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