Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

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JOHNSTOWN, PA — A resident of Erie, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 60 months in prison followed by 4 years of supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung.

Senior United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Keegan McChesney, age 24, on Friday, January 6, 2023.

According to information presented to the court, from July 2019 to June 2020, McChesney did conspire to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Sheehan-Balchon prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Ms. Chung commended the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of McChesney. Additional agencies participating in this investigation include the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, the United States Postal Inspection Service, Homeland Security Investigations, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office, Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Millcreek Police Department, Erie Bureau of Police, and other local law enforcement agencies.

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