On Tuesday, Ramon Williams of East Stroudsburg was sentenced to 137 months imprisonment for drug trafficking and firearms charges.
According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, charges were originally filed against Williams on March 20, 2019. Williams was scheduled to appear in court on December 4. However, Williams failed to appear in court and avoided his pretrial supervision. Williams hid from police until being found and arrested in Monroe County on March 24, 2022.
On May 25, Williams pleaded guilty to one count of possessing two handguns and to a separate count of distributing over 28 grams of crack cocaine. On July 5, Williams was sentenced to 137 months imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion for drug trafficking and firearms charges.
According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, this case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Stroud Regional Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jenny P. Roberts prosecuted the case. This case was part of the joint federal, state, and local Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program, the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally-based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.