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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Inmate at USP Lee Sentenced for Possessing Methamphetamine

Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A federal inmate at United States Penitentiary at Lee County, Virginia, was sentenced today for being in possession of a prohibited objected inside the prison, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced.

 

Antonio Stitt, 39, previously pled guilty to a one count Information that charged him with knowingly possessing a prohibited objected, specifically methamphetamine, inside USP Lee. Today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon, Stitt was sentenced to an additional 48 months of federal prison time to run consecutive to any other sentence.

 

Stitt is the third federal inmate sentenced this week to additional federal prison time because of criminal actions that took place inside the penitentiary.

 

The investigation of the case was conducted by the United States Bureau of Prisons and the Bristol office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Assistant United States Attorney Randy Ramseyer prosecuted the case for the United States.

Updated March 29, 2017