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Buckhannon man sentenced for drug and counterfeit charges

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Garry William Moran, II, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 84 months of incarceration for drug and counterfeit charges, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Moran, 42, pleaded guilty in June 2021 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Possession of Counterfeit Obligations.” Moran admitted to having methamphetamine to sell from January to May 2019 in Upshur County and elsewhere. Moran also admitted to having $1,100 in counterfeit bills in May 2019 in Upshur County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Lakes Drug Task Force and the U.S. Secret Service investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.


Updated August 29, 2022

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