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Harrison County man pleads guilty to cocaine distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Ruben L. Aguilar, 29, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was convicted of cocaine distribution today, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Aguilar pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine Base.” He faces up to twenty years in prison 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 Traci M. Cook prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated February 6, 2017

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