Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Prison for Meth and Fentanyl Trafficking

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SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Javier Correa, age 41, of Scranton, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on January 3, 2023, to 210 months imprisonment by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion, for possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and more than 400 grams of fentanyl.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, on April 29, 2021, following a confidential tip, state parole and Drug Enforcement Administration agents searched Correa’s Scranton residence and seized 174 grams of methamphetamine, 611 grams of fentanyl, a loaded Bersa 9mm handgun, firearm magazines, ammunition, and $30,427.25.

This case was investigated by DEA, the Scranton Police Department, and the Pennsylvania State Parole officers.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Geoffrey W. MacArthur and Brian Gallagher prosecuted the case.

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