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Methamphetamine Conspirator Pleads Guilty

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Virginia
More than 10 Conspirators Have Been Convicted as Part of the Scheme

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – Another member of the of a conspiracy that trafficked large quantities of methamphetamine from Atlanta to Southwest Virginia, pled guilty today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced.

Steven Roger Bryant, 42, pled guilty today in District Court to one count of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

“We will continue to devote as many resources as possible to slow the trend of methamphetamine trafficking into Southwest Virginia,” United States Attorney Fishwick said today. “Methamphetamine is a drug that destroys lives and communities and must be stopped.”

According to evidence presented at previous hearings by Assistant United States Attorney Zachary T. Lee, Bryant was part of a methamphetamine conspiracy that transported and distributed multiple pounds of crystal methamphetamine between Atlanta, Georgia, Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Bristol, Virginia Police Department, the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, the Abingdon Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Zachary T. Lee prosecuted the case for the United States.


Updated August 19, 2016

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