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Philadelphia man sentenced for drug charges

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Anthony Lamont Lott, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 115 months incarceration for drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Lott, also known as “Ant,” age 50, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” and one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” in September 2018. Lott admitted to distributing cocaine base and methamphetamine in July 2017 and August 2018 in Berkeley County. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Martinsburg Police Department investigated.

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

Updated March 20, 2019

Drug Trafficking