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Jefferson County man admits to cocaine charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Joroy Nigel Twyman, of Ranson, West Virginia, has admitted to distributing cocaine base, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Twyman, age 40, pled guilty to one count of “Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base.” Twyman admitted to distributing cocaine base in April 2017 in Jefferson County.

Twyman 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.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated August 12, 2019

Drug Trafficking