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Marion County man sentenced for manufacturing methamphetamine

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jesse Nelson Yoho, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 33 months incarceration for his role in making methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Yoho, age 37, pled guilty to one count of “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in Manufacture of Methamphetamine” in November 2017. Yoho admitted to possessing Pseudophedrine with the intent of making methamphetamine in Marion County in April 2015.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Three Rivers Drug &Violent Crime Task Force investigated. 
Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated April 23, 2018

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