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Harrison County woman admits to conspiring with others to distribute illegal drugs

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Megan Eileen Dunigan, 29, of Mount Clare, West Virginia, was convicted today in federal court of possession and distribution of an illegal substance, Acting United States Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Dunigan pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute MAM2201 and Buprenorphine.” She admitted to having conspiring with others to distribute illegal substances in Harrison County, West Virginia from April 2014 to April 2016. 

Dunigan faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $500,000. 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 prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service, The West Virginia State Police, and the Greater Harrison Drug & Violent Crime Task Force investigated. 
U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated July 5, 2017

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