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Cleveland man sentenced to more than 12 years for drug charges

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Anthony Walter Rogers, of Cleveland, Ohio, was sentenced today to 151 months incarceration for cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Rogers, age 27, pled guilty to three counts of “Distribution of Cocaine Base” and one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” in September 2018. Rogers admitted to selling cocaine in Marshall County in August 2017 and April 2018.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., presided.

Updated December 10, 2018

Drug Trafficking