Hampshire County Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

A Hampshire County man pleads guilty to drug charges. According to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell, 43 year old Jamie Lee Sirbaugh, of Springfield, West Virginia, has admitted to a methamphetamine charge. Sirbaugh pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Fifty Grams or More of Methamphetamine.” Sirbaugh admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” in February 2019 in Hampshire County. Sirbaugh faces not less than 10 years and up to life incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000,000. 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 Lara Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.