PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KDKA) – Two people have pled guilty to trafficking a massive amount of cocaine in Western Pennsylvania.
Danny Jackson, 33, and Moussa Jabateh, 32, both plead guilty in federal court to drug charges, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced Tuesday.READ MORE: Pa. Supreme Court Rules 'Comfort Dogs' May Be Allowed To Help Witnesses Testify At Trial
According to information presented in court, Jackson, Jabateh and their co-conspirators schemed to traffick and distribute between 50 to 150 kilograms of cocaine in Western Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Crews Conducting Rescue Along Monongahela River Near 10th Street Bridge
Jabateh got the cocaine, the Department of Justice said, and Jackson transported the drugs by bus from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh about twice a month for nine months.
The United States, according to the Department of Justice’s news release, seized $8 million in cash and other assets, 42 kilograms of cocaine, 12 kilograms of fentanyl, three kilograms of heroin and 121 grams of oxycodone.MORE NEWS: Wolf Administration Warns 99% Of All Wildfires Caused By People As Wildfire Season Begins In Pennsylvania
Sentencing for the two has been scheduled for March 24 of next year.