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Barbour County man sentenced for methamphetamine distribution and possession of an illegal weapon

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Dylan Lee Hamrick, 24, of Belington, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 108 months incarceration for distributing methamphetamine and possessing an altered firearm, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced. 

Hamrick was found in possession of methamphetamine and a shotgun with a shortened barrel in November 2015 in Randolph County. He pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Possession of a Firearm with a Shortened Barrel” in April 2016.   

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, and the Elkins Police Department investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided. 

Updated November 8, 2017

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses