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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barbour County man convicted on methamphetamine distribution charges

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jeffrey Everson, 28, of Philippi, West Virginia, pled guilty to methamphetamine distribution today, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Everson pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 19, 2017