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Jefferson County sentenced for drug charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Antonio Junior Guerrero, of Ranson, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 87 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Guerrero, also known as “Mula,” 30, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Twenty-Eight Grams or More of Cocaine Base.” Guerrero admitted to working with others to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base from July 2018 to June 2021 in Jefferson County and elsewhere.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The FBI; U.S. Marshals Service; Homeland Security Investigations; the West Virginia Air National Guard; the Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the West Virginia State Police, the DEA Task Force Montgomery County, Maryland; and the Frederick, Maryland, HIDTA group investigated. The EPDTF consists of the West Virginia State Police, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Ranson Police Department, the Charles Town Police Department, and the Martinsburg Police Department.

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

Updated February 8, 2022

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