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

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Belmont County woman sentenced for drug charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Faith Diane Leasure, of  Bridgeport, Ohio was sentenced today to 36 months incarceration for her role in a crack cocaine distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Leasure, age 23, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Crack Cocaine.” Leasure admitted to selling crack cocaine in Ohio County in August 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Perri prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated March 22, 2018