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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 20, 2015

Lewis County, WV man convicted of oxycodone trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Isaac Tyler Waugh, 20, of Crawford, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today of prescription painkiller trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

An investigation by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Waugh sold oxycodone in Lewis County, West Virginia in May 2014.

Waugh pled guilty today to two counts of “Distribution of Oxycodone.” He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.00 on each count. 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 Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull presided.

Updated January 8, 2016