Inmate pleads guilty to prohibited object

JOHNSTOWN — An inmate at Moshannon Valley Correctional Center in Philipsburg has pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to a charge of possession of a prohibited object in prison and was sentenced to two months in prison, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady said.

Zhivrago McBride, 38, pleaded guilty to the indictment before U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson.

On Aug. 17, 2018, McBride possessed a 7-inch sharpened piece of metal attached to an ink pen.

Brady commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agen­cy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mo­shannon Valley Correctional Center, Special Investigative Staff, for the investigation.


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