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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 27, 2014

Federal Inmate Sentenced For Possessing A Knife

Bluefield, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber sentenced a federal inmate for possessing a weapon in the Federal Correctional Institution at McDowell.  Antonio Uribe Quintero, 36, was sentenced to 30 additional months in prison.  Quintero pled guilty on June 23, 2014, admitting that on March 7, 2014, he possessed a hand-crafted knife in the prison. The sentence will run consecutively to the ten-year sentence Quintero is serving for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported and for violating the terms of his supervised release in a prior case.  The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the prosecution was handled by Assistant United States Attorney John File.

Updated January 7, 2015