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

Monday, January 13, 2020

Jefferson County woman sentenced for role in drug distribution operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Molly L. Huber, of Ranson, West Virginia, was sentenced today to time served and three years supervised release for selling cocaine, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Huber, age 30, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Hydrochloride” in September 2019. Huber admitted to selling cocaine in July 2018 in Jefferson County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara K. Omps-Botteicher, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and Assistant U.S Attorney Timothy D. Helman, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation; the West Virginia State Police; the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the Martinsburg Police Department, the Charles Town Police Department, and the Ranson Police Department investigated. 

The investigation was funded by the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program (OCDETF). The OCDETF program supplies critical federal funding and coordination that allows federal and state agencies to work together to successfully identify, investigate, and prosecute major interstate and international drug trafficking organizations and other criminal enterprises.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated January 13, 2020