U.S. Attorney’s Office
March 26, 2012
Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Scheme
PITTSBURGH—A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
Robert Good, 21, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab.
In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that from January 2010 to March 3, 2011, Good conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute at least 60 grams of heroin.
Judge Schwab scheduled sentencing for July 27, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. The law provides for a total sentence of up to 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $1,000,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offense and the criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller is prosecuting this case on behalf of the United States.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the Pittsburgh Police Department; the United States Postal Inspection Service; the Pennsylvania State Police; the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office; the Ross Township Police Department; the Canonsburg Police Department; and the Allegheny County Police Department investigated this case.