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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fairmont Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking


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ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA - A Fairmont, West Virginia, man has been sentenced to twenty years in Federal prison on drug charges.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that Lennox BUCKLEY was sentenced to 240 months in prison for “Distribution of Cocaine and more than 50 Kilograms of Marijuana.” BUCKLEY, who was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal, also was ordered to forfeit a 2002 Lexus ES 300 and $7,011 in U.S. Currency.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar and investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations and the U.S. Marshals Service.

Chief U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated January 7, 2015