May 29, 2024

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Distributing Narcotics

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Distributing Narcotics

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A former resident of Philadelphia, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 60 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release on his conviction of distributing cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Troy Jamal Jones, age 36, on February 15, 2023.

According to information presented to the court, on or about August 21, 2019, Jones did distribute a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base. Further, on or about August 27, 2019, Jones did distribute a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base, heroin, and fentanyl.

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

Ms. Chung commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Safe Streets Task Force for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Jones.

Originally published at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/pittsburgh/news/philadelphia-man-sentenced-to-five-years-in-prison-for-distributing-narcotics