PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man has pleaded guilty to shipping cocaine to Western Pennsylvania from across the country by U.S. Mail.
Robert Forbes, 45, pleaded guilty to one count of violating federal narcotics laws, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday.READ MORE: City Council Member Says Inspection Standards Must Increase After Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse
The DOJ said Forbes is from California and would ship cocaine to various cities using the mailing system. One city was New Castle.READ MORE: Frick Park Bridge Collapse: 10 People Injured, 4 Sent To Hospital
Officials said Forbes was distributing and possessing five kilograms or more of cocaine from Aril 2017 to April 2019.
Forbes is from Jamacia and will likely face deportation after his sentence is served. He is not a U.S. citizen, officials said.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse: Fern Hollow Bridge Had 'Poor' Rating Since 2011
He faces a minimum of 10 years in prison.