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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Virginia

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Floyd Man Sentenced On Meth Charges

Michael Guthrie To Serve 151 Months

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA -- A Floyd, Va., man who previously pleaded guilty to charges related to methamphetamine, was sentenced yesterday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke.

Michael Lovern Guthrie, 39, pled guilty in January to one count of attempting to manufacture methamphetamine. Yesterday in District Court, Guthrie was sentenced to 151 months of federal incarceration.

This case was the result of a joint investigation by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, the New River Regional Drug Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virginia State Police.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Kartic Padmanabhan is prosecuting the case for the United States Attorney’s Office.

Updated April 15, 2015