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

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elkins man pleads guilty to methamphetamine distribution

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Sean Michael Moser, 27, of Elkins, West Virginia, was convicted for methamphetamine distribution, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Moser admitted today to participating in a methamphetamine distribution operation from May 2013 to October 2016 in Randolph County.

Moser pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.” He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 10, 2017