Johnstown Man Indicted on Drug Charges

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The Indictment named Andrew R. Colvin, 27, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment presented to the court, on or about October 7, 2019, Colvin possessed with intent to distribute a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of marijuana. Further, on or about October 9, 2019, Colvin possessed with intent to distribute one gram or more of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), and a quantity of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of marijuana, cocaine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), ketamine, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

The law provides for a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a fine of $750,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history of the defendant.

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

The Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.