ABINGDON, Va. – An inmate at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Lee County in Jonesville, Virginia pleaded guilty last week to possessing contraband in prison.
According to court documents, Antoine Biggs, 37, pleaded guilty to one possessing contraband in prison and one count of possession with the intent to distribute buprenorphine. He will be sentenced on October 6, 2021. He faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar made the announcement.
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.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Western District of Virginia