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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to oxycodone distribution

MARTISNBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Bruce Mathis, 52, of Biglerville, Pennsylvania, was convicted of distributing oxycodone, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Mathis pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone.” The crime took place in Jefferson County in March 2016. He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 9, 2017