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Harrison County woman admits to methamphetamine charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Crystal Michelle Haggarty, 34, of Bridgeport, West Virginia, admitted to her role in a methamphetamine distribution operation, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Haggarty pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” She admitted to distributing crystal meth in May 2017 in Harrison County. 

Haggarty faces up to 20 years and a $1,000,000 fine. 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives, The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, the Greater Harrison Drug &Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, the West Virginia State Police, Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, the Buckhannon Police Department, and the Weston Police Department are investigating. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided. 

Updated November 6, 2017

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