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City Police Efforts through Task Force Lands a Guilty Verdict on Local Woman on Drug, Firearms Charges

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on January 13, 2022 via Connect-Bridgeport.com

Sandra Lynn Burt, of Wallace, West Virginia, has admitted to firearms and drug charges, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.
 
Burt, 51, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Fifty Grams or more of Methamphetamine” and one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Burt admitted to selling more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in August 2020 in Harrison County. Burt, a person prohibited from having firearms, admitted to having a .380 caliber piston in September 2020 in Harrison County.
 
Burt faces at least 10 years and up to life in prison and a fine of up to $10,000,000 for the drug charge and faces up to 10 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000 for the firearms charge. 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 Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.
 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.



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