Mill Hall Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine and Money Laundering

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Mill Hall, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to a total of 5 years in prison followed by 4 years supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and conspiracy to commit money laundering, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Robert Nyman, 59, of Mill Hall, PA.

According to information presented to the court, from July 2019 to June 2020, Nyman did conspire to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, as well as, conspired to commit money laundering.

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

Ms. Chung commended the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Nyman. Additional agencies participating in this investigation include the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, the United States Postal Inspection Service, Homeland Security Investigations, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office, Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Millcreek Police Department, Erie Bureau of Police, and other local law enforcement agencies.

This prosecution is a result of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles high-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs, and transnational criminal organizations that threaten communities throughout the United States. OCDETF uses a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach that leverages the strengths of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies against criminal networks.