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Berkeley County woman admits to drug distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Samione Monay Jones, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Jones, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base ‘Crack’.” Jones admitted to selling “crack” cocaine in May 2017 in Berkeley County.

Jones faces up to 20 years incarceration 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.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecutor’s Office, is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated January 30, 2019

Drug Trafficking