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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Marshall County man sentenced for drug charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Carl N. Hooker, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Hooker, age 56, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Oxycodone” in April 2018. Hooker admitted to conspiring with others to distribute oxycodone, from 2009 to November 2017 in Marshall County. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
 
U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Prescription Drugs
Updated May 22, 2018