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Michigan Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Methamphetamine Charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Bacarre H. Curtis, age 23, of Eastpointe, Michigan, was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Curtis, also known as “TJ,” was transporting methamphetamine from Michigan to Harrison County, West Virginia, and selling it with a network of others. A search of his vehicle yielded methamphetamine and a firearm. The investigation connected 1.2 kilograms of methamphetamine to Curtis.

Curtis will serve five years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Cogar prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

The Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the Greater Harrison Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.


Updated June 25, 2024

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