MARTINSBURG – Robert Lee Sutter IV, of Keyser, was sentenced Friday to 10 months incarceration for distributing heroin, according to United States Attorney Bill Powell.

MARTINSBURG – Robert Lee Sutter IV, of Keyser, was sentenced Friday to 10 months incarceration for distributing heroin, according to United States Attorney Bill Powell.
Sutter, age 31, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin in October 2017. Sutter admitted to conspiring with others to distributing heroin in Mineral County and elsewhere from November 2010 to September 2016.
He could have been given as much as 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Under the federal sentencing guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the crime and any prior criminal history, if any.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.