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Marion County man admits to making methamphetamine

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Fairmont, West Virginia man has admitted to his role in making methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Jesse Nelson Yoho pled guilty to one count of “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” Yoho admitted to possessing Pseudophedrine with the intent of making methamphetamine in Marion County in April 2015.

Yoho 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. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Three Rivers Drug &Violent Crime Task Force investigated. 
 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated November 21, 2017

Topic
Drug Trafficking