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Jefferson County man sentenced for drug charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Guillermo Jose Rodriguez, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced Monday to two years probation for a drug charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Rodriguez, age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Hydrochloride” in August 2018. Rodriguez admitted to possessing and distributing cocaine in Jefferson County in January 2018. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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

Updated December 4, 2018

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