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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 13, 2021

Hampshire County woman sentenced for drug charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jessica Lynn Lundbald, of Augusta, West Virginia, was sentenced today to four years of probation for a drug charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Lundbald, 24, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl Mixture.” Lundbald admitted to working with another to distribute heroin and fentanyl in Hampshire County in August 2020.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. The task force consists of the FBI, the West Virginia State Police, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, and the Keyser Police Department.

Chief U.S. District Gina M. Groh presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 14, 2021