Skip to main content
Press Release

Gilmer County man sentenced for role in a methamphetamine distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Chet Atkins Massey, of Sand Fork, West Virginia, was sentenced today to six months of incarceration to be followed by six months of home detention for his involvement in methamphetamine distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Massey, age 51, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine in Proximity to a Protected Location” in September 2019. Massey admitted to selling methamphetamine near Gilmer County High School in September 2018 in Gilmer County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Lakes Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated September 3, 2020

Drug Trafficking