Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking

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SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on January 13, 2023, Jorgelis Torres-Figueroa, age 25, of McAdoo, PA, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment to be followed by a 3-year term of supervised release by United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani for conspiracy to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, from September through November 2018, along with a coconspirator, Torres-Figueroa distributed approximately 490 grams of methamphetamine at locations in and around Hazleton, PA.

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP).  Assistant United States Attorney Jeffery St John prosecuted the case.

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