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Schuylkill County Man Gets 5+ Years for Meth Trafficking

Javier Guzman pleaded guilty to trafficking “high-quality” meth in 2022.

A Schuylkill County man was sentenced to 70 months in a federal prison after pleading guilty to trafficking high-quality crystal methamphetamine.

A Schuylkill County man will spend nearly the next 6 years in a federal prison after being sentenced on a meth trafficking conviction.

According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, District Court Judge Robert Mariani sentenced Javier Guzman, 52, of Pottsville, to 70 months (5 years, 10 months) in a federal prison on Tuesday.

Guzman previously pleaded guilty to a possession with intent to delivery crystal methamphetamine charge. Authorities say Guzman had between 50 and 200 grams of a “high-quality” crystal meth that he was distributing in Schuylkill County in 2022.

An FBI and Schuylkill County Drug Task Force investigation led to Guzman’s arrest.

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