Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Federal Prison for Narcotics Conviction

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PITTSBURGH, PA — A former resident of McKees Rocks, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to 70 months imprisonment on his conviction for violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced.

United States District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan imposed the sentence Wednesday on Omarr Harris, 39, who is currently incarcerated. Judge Ranjan further ordered that the 70-month federal sentence commence only once Omarr Harris has served 198 months (16.5 years) of his state sentence for a third degree murder conviction, imposed at CP-02-CR-0014101-2019, or is released from state custody, whichever comes first.

According to information presented to the Court, on or about January 9, 2018, Omarr Harris possessed with the intent to distribute a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of heroin and a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectible amount of crack cocaine.

Assistant United States Attorney Yvonne M. Saadi prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation – Western District of Pennsylvania Opioid Task Force conducted the investigation leading to the conviction in this case. This Task Force is comprised of FBI Special Agents and state and local Task Force Officers, including officers from the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, Allegheny County Police, Port Authority Police, Munhall Police Department, McKees Rocks Police Department, West Mifflin Police Department, and Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

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