MARTINSBURG – Robert Lee Sutter IV, of Keyser admitted Wednesday in federal court to distributing heroin, according to United States Attorney William J. Powell.

MARTINSBURG – Robert Lee Sutter IV, of Keyser admitted Wednesday in federal court to distributing heroin, according to United States Attorney William J. Powell.
Sutter, age 30, pled guilty to one count of  conspiracy to distribute heroin.
He admitted to conspiring with others to distributing heroin in Mineral County and elsewhere from November 2010 to September 2016.
Sutter faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.
Under the federal sentencing guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.