☷Inmate Pleads and is Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Possessing a Prohibited Object in Prison
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Inmate Pleads and is Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Possessing a Prohibited Object in Prison JOHNSTOWN , Pa . – An inmate at Cambria County Prison pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to a charge of possession of a prohibited object in prison , and immediately following , was sentenced to 18 months in prison , followed by 1 year of supervised release , United States Attorney Cindy K . Chung announced today . Peter Augustus Wright , 43 , pleaded guilty to Count One of the Indictment before United States District Judge Stephanie L . Haines . In connection with the guilty plea , on October 22 , 2020 , Wright , while an inmate at Moshannon Valley Correctional Center , possessed a cellular telephone , as well as , a six - inch sharpened toothbrush , a weapon . Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Sheehan - Balchon prosecuted this case on behalf of the government . Ms . Chung commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Wright .
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