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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 9, 2018

Harrison County man admits to methamphetamine charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA –Jacob Renard White, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, has admitted to methamphetamine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

White, age 30, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribute Methamphetamine.” White admitted to distributing methamphetamine in February of 2017 in Harrison County. 

White faces up to 20 years 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 Andrew R. Cogar is prosecuting the cases on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 9, 2018