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Hardy County man admits to drug charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – David Abreu, of Fisher, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Abreu, 41, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine – Aiding and Abetting.” Abreu admitted to selling methamphetamine, also known as “crystal meth” and “ice,” in Hardy County in February 2021.

Abreu faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a 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, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.


Updated April 1, 2022

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