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Georgia man sentenced for distributing methamphetamine

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Spencer Lee Sarver, of Springfield, Georgia, was sentenced today to 84 months incarceration for distributing methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Sarver, age 63, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” in April 2019. Sarver admitted to distributing methamphetamine from January 2017 to September 2018 in Wetzel County. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration; the Marshall County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the Monroe County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office; and the New Martinsville Police Department investigated.

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

Updated August 5, 2019

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