Atlanta Man Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Fentanyl from Pennsylvania Residence

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PITTSBURGH, PA — A Georgia resident has been sentenced in federal court to 78 months of imprisonment on his conviction of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, announced Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti.

United States District Judge David Stewart Cercone imposed the sentence Monday, April 10, 2023, on Christopher Jordan, age 42, of Atlanta, Georgia.

According to information presented to the court, an investigation by the Allegheny County Police revealed that Jordan was selling fentanyl from an address on Soles Street in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Allegheny County Police detectives executed a search warrant at that residence on March 11, 2021, and the detectives found distribution quantities of fentanyl attributable to Jordan, along with other evidence of drug trafficking.

Assistant United States Attorney Brendan T. Conway prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Rivetti commended the Allegheny County Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Jordan.

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