Belington man sentenced for methamphetamine charge

ELKINS, W.Va. – Jonathon Andrew Swiger, age 35, of Belington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 172 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Swiger traveled from Marietta, Ohio, to Upshur County, West Virginia, to sell methamphetamine. A search of Swiger’s vehicle yielded methamphetamine, a gun, a black safe, and $2,997.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the Mountain Region Drug Task Force, and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

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