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Lancaster County Man Sentenced To 87 Months’ Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has announced that Jose Antonio Ramos a/k/a “One,” age 40, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on July 14, 2022, by U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to 87 months’ imprisonment for drug trafficking.  

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Ramos previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams and more of cocaine hydrochloride and 5 grams and more of methamphetamine. Ramos was the Sergeant at Arms of the Infamous Ryders Outlaw Motorcycle Gang that was responsible for an extensive drug operation in Lancaster County.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation.  Assistant United States Attorney Daryl F. Bloom prosecuted the case.

This case was part of the joint federal, state, and local Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program, the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.

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Updated July 26, 2022

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