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California man indicted on firearms and drug charges

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – An Antelope, California man was indicted today by a federal grand jury on firearms and drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Patrick Wayne Grady, age 34, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm,” one count of “Possessing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Drug Trafficking Crime,” one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine,” and one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.”

Grady, having previously been convicted of several felonies, is accused of possessing a 9mm pistol, as well as possessing methamphetamine and heroin with the intent of distributing the drugs. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in Berkeley County in  February 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. 
An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated January 23, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses