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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Monday, April 30, 2018

Grant County man sentenced for role in a methamphetamine distribution operation

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Gary Smith, of Maysville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to five years probation for his participation in a methamphetamine distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Smith, 66, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Use of a Communication Facility” in July 2017. Smith admitted to using a communication facility to possess methamphetamine in Grant County in November 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The United States Postal Inspection Service and the West Virginia State Police investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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Updated May 1, 2018