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Michigan man admits to drug charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Dejuan Bernard Williams, of Detroit, Michigan, has admitted to a drug charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Williams, 27, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with the Intent to Distribute 50 Grams or More of Methamphetamine.” Williams admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in October 2019 in Marion County.

Williams faces at least ten years and up to life incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000,000. 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 Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration and White Hall Police Department investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated November 2, 2020

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