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Barbour County man pleads guilty to methamphetamine distribution

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Gerald Allen Freeman, 42, of Moatsville, West Virginia, was convicted for methamphetamine distribution, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Freeman admitted today to distributing methamphetamine on January 19, 2016 in Barbour County.

Freeman pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of 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 Crimes Task Force investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided. 

Updated February 24, 2017

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