General · May 27, 2021

Jonesville: Meyers Sentenced for Weapon Possession

USP Lee Inmate, Anthony Meyers Sentenced for Weapon Possession

ABINGDON, VA (STL.News) Anthony Meyers, an inmate at United States Penitentiary (USP) Lee in Jonesville, Virginia, was sentenced recently to 42 months in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a weapon inside the prison.

Meyers, 37, possessed a 6 and one-half inch long prison-made, sharpened knife.  He pleaded guilty in February 2021, to one count of illegal possession of contraband inside the prison.

Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar announced the sentence today.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  Special Assistant United States Attorney Debbie Stevens prosecuted the case for the United States.