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

Friday, February 9, 2018

Mineral County man sentenced for distributing heroin

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert Lee Sutter, IV, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 10 months incarceration for distributing heroin, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Sutter, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” in October 2017. Sutter admitted to conspiring with others to distributing heroin in Mineral County and elsewhere from November 2010 to September 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated. 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 9, 2018