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

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Brooke County man sentenced for methamphetamine distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Charles A. Marker, 40, of Wellsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 120 months in prison today for distribution of methamphetamine, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Marker previously pled guilty in February 2016 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Methamphetamine.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Hancock, Brooke, Weirton Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated June 28, 2016