Vinton man sentenced to federal prison for drug charge

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ABINGDON, Va. (WFXR) – A Vinton man appeared in court Tuesday to face a judge on a drug charge involving distributing methamphetamine.

Jon Trevor DeBord, 29, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing 50 grams but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine.

DeBord is the second defendant in a major drug distribution organization trafficking methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine from Texas and Indiana into Southwest Virginia, according to court documents.

DeBord pleaded guilty in January 2020.

Daniel Augusto Rosa-Suarez of Arlington, Texas was sentenced to 324 months in prison in February 2020 and Robert Luis Gray Osborne, the third defendant, is scheduled for trial in August of this year.

A total of 20 defendants have been charged in federal court in connection to this investigation.

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