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

Friday, January 20, 2017

Harrison County woman pleads guilty to cocaine distribution

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jennifer Y. Lucas, 21, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was convicted of cocaine distribution today, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Lucas pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.” She 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 investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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Updated January 20, 2017