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NICHOLAS COUNTY WOMAN SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that a Nicholas County woman was sentenced (Jan. 10) to two years in federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.  Jennifer Curry, 37, of Nicholas County, W.Va., previously pleaded guilty in May.  The defendant admitted that on June 1, 2011, she manufactured approximately 6 grams of methamphetamine at a residence located in Richwood, W.Va.  Curry further admitted that she used manufacturing supplies provided by other individuals. 

On June 2, 2011, after being advised of her Miranda rights, the defendant agreed to waive her rights and admitted that she cooked methamphetamine on at least 30 occasions at various locations in Nicholas County, W.Va. since October 2010. 

Curry admitted that she was responsible for distributing at least 50 grams but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine.   

The West Virginia State Police and the U.S. Forestry Service conducted the investigation.  Assistant United States Attorney John Frail handled the prosecution.  The sentence was imposed by United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr.

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