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Gilmer County man admits to drug distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jerry Lee Boyers, of Glenville, West Virginia, has admitted to drug distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Boyers, age 41, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Boyers admitted to selling methamphetamine near Glenville State College in Gilmer County in September 2018.

Boyers faces not less than one and up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $2,000,000. 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 Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Lakes Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated September 16, 2019

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