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Marshall County man sentenced for drug charge

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

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.

Updated May 22, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Prescription Drugs