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Hardy County man sentenced for drug charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Angel Luis Martinez-Rodriguez, of Moorefield, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 100 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Martinez-Rodriguez, 38, pleaded guilty in May 2022 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine-Aiding and Abetting.” Martinez-Rodriguez admitted to having cocaine in August 2021 in Hardy County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen. D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the United States Postal Inspection Service investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated December 13, 2022

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