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Harrison County man admits to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – David Christopher Monroe, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, has admitted today to a methamphetamine charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Monroe, age 35, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute 50 grams or more of Methamphetamine.” Monroe admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, also known as “crystal” and “ice,” in Harrison County in December 2019.

Monroe at least 10 years and up to life incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000. 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 Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated November 18, 2020

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