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Cumberland County Man Admits Drug Charge


A Cumberland County man pleaded guilty today to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

According to U.S. Attorney Sellinger, Charles Sistrunk Jr., 39, of Millville, pleaded guilty to an information charging him with possession with intent to distribute 500 mg or more of a substance containing methamphetamine.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

On October 13, 2020, agents of the FBI executed a court-authorized search warrant at Sistrunk’s residence and found over 3.7 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, or “ice.” 

In his guilty plea today, Sistrunk admitted to possessing the methamphetamine with intent to distribute it to others.

The charge carries a mandatory minimum term of 10 years in prison, a maximum term of life in prison and a maximum $10 million fine. Sentencing is scheduled for August 23.

This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. 

OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level criminal organizations that threaten the United States using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach. 

Additional information about the OCDETF Program can be found at