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

Monday, July 30, 2018

Two Mineral County men sentenced for drug distribution charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA –Jordan Foster, of Piedmont, West Virginia, and Brandon Suter, of Keyser, West Virginia, have were sentenced today for drug distribution charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Foster, age 22, was sentenced to eight months incarceration. Foster pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Hydrochloride” in March 2018. Foster admitted to distributing cocaine hydrochloride in August 2017 in Mineral County.

Suter, age 26, was sentenced today to three years probation. Suter pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Hydrochloride” in March 2018. Suter admitted to assisting Foster in possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride in August 2017 in Mineral County.

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

Drug Trafficking
Updated July 30, 2018