Fayette County Man Charged with Drug Trafficking

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PITTSBURGH, PA – A Fayette County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

The one-count Superseding Indictment named Kwame Eddings, 41, formerly Republic, PA 15475, as the sole defendant.

According to the Superseding Indictment, on or about March 17, 2021, Kwame Eddings possessed with the intent to distribute quantities of cocaine base, cocaine, and a mixture containing heroin and fentanyl.

At each count, the law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than 30 years in prison, a fine of not more than $2,000,000.00 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.


Assistant United States Attorney Barbara K. Doolittle is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation leading to the Superseding Indictment in this case.

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

 

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