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Detroit man sentenced for drug charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Stewart Jenkins, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced today to 33 months of incarceration for a cocaine charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Jenkins, 49, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base.” Jenkins admitted to having cocaine base, also known as “crack,” in September 2020 in Monongalia County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher L. Bauer prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

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

Updated January 26, 2022

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