Canonsburg Police Help in Federal Heroin Investigation

A Pittsburgh man this week pleaded guilty to violating federal drug trafficking laws.

The U.S. Justice Department again lauded the for its help in an investigation that led to a Pittsburgh man being sentenced in federal court for violating federal narcotics trafficking laws.

U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton announced this week that Samuel Crawford, 23, was sentenced to serve 60 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab.

From January 2010 to March 3, 2011, Crawford conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.

Also commended were 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, and the Allegheny County Police Department for the successful investigation leading to the conviction and sentence in this case.


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