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Gilmer County woman sentenced for role 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, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for her involvement in a methamphetamine distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Riggs, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine in Proximity to a Protected Location” in October 2019. Riggs admitted to selling methamphetamine near Glenville State College in September 2018 in Gilmer County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower is 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 May 11, 2020

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