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

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Saltville Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

Charles Sturgill Previously Convicted of Methamphetamine Charge

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – A Saltville, Virginia man, who previously pled guilty to a federal drug conspiracy charge, was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick announced.

Charles William Sturgill, 41, of Saltville, previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Today in District Court, Sturgill was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison.

“We will continue to devote as many resources as available to fight the scourge of methamphetamine abuse in the Western District of Virginia,” United States Attorney Fishwick said today.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Virginia State Police, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Drug Trafficking
Updated December 6, 2016