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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 – Charles J. Chambers, of Moundsville, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Chambers, age 44, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Chambers admitted to selling methamphetamine in July 2018 in Marshall County.

Chambers 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 case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

Updated February 21, 2019

Drug Trafficking