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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Marshall County man sentenced for drug distribution charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Ronald Lee Shaw, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 33 months incarceration for drug distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Shaw, also known as “Fuzz,” age 46, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location” in September 2017. Shaw admitted to selling cocaine near Riverview Towers in Wheeling on April 18, 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.
 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated March 22, 2018