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Gilmer County woman and Braxton County man admit to roles in a methamphetamine distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kisha Starr Riggs, of Glenville, West Virginia, and Duncan Currie Canter, of Burnsville, West Virginia, have admitted to their involvement in  methamphetamine distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Riggs, age 31, and Canter, age 25m each pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine in Proximity to a Protected Location.” Riggs and Canter admitted to selling methamphetamine near Glenville State College in September 2018 in Gilmer County.

Riggs and Canter each face at least one year 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 cases on behalf of the government. The Mountain Lakes Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated October 24, 2019

Drug Trafficking