Skip to main content
Press Release

Maryland man sentenced for firearms offense

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Lemonte Green, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was sentenced today to 60 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Green, 37, pled guilty to one count of “Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime” in September 2020. Green admitted to having a 9mm pistol while trafficking drugs in October 2019 in Berkeley County. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated May 3, 2021

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses