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Marshall County man admits to drug distribution charge

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Kevin Mark Simms, of Moundsville, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Simms, age 63, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone.” Simms admitted to selling oxycodone in Marshall County in October 2017.

Simms 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 Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. is prosecuting the cases on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Updated December 14, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Prescription Drugs