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Grant County man admits to drug charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Wesley Allen Rohrbaugh, of Petersburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Rohrbaugh, 47, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute of Methamphetamine.”  Rohrbaugh admitted to having methamphetamine, also known as “crystal meth” and “ice,” in August 2019 in Grant County.

Rohrbaugh faces up to 20 years of incarceration and fine of up to $1,000,000. 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated September 15, 2021

Drug Trafficking