Man Sentenced to 90 Months Imprisonment for Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

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HARRISBURG, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jorge Roque, Jr., age 35, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on September 27, 2022, to 90 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release by United States District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson for drug trafficking and possession of a firearm during and in furtherance of drug trafficking.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Roque was arrested in Lebanon, Pennsylvania in December 2021, in connection with a shooting investigation.  At the time of his arrest, Roque was found in possession of methamphetamine, drug-trafficking paraphernalia, a loaded 9-millimeter handgun, and an additional loaded magazine.  Roque pleaded guilty to the charges underlying the sentence imposed by Judge Wilson.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Christian Haugsby prosecuted the case.

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