Fitchburg Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Possessing Methamphetamine for Distribution

Madison, Wis. – Timothy M. O’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Justin Miner, 37, Fitchburg, Wisconsin, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 8 years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Miner pleaded guilty to this charge on August 4, 2021.  Law enforcement agents learned that Miner was distributing heroin and methamphetamine in the Madison area and arranged to purchase methamphetamine from him on October 20, 2020.  When agents arrested Miner several days later, they located a variety of drugs on his person, including methamphetamine,