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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 20, 2015

Mineral County man convicted of cocaine trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tony Allen Redman, 31, of Keyser, West Virginia, was convicted today in federal court of cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Redman conspired with other associates to sell cocaine in Mineral County, West Virginia. Specifically, Redman permitted his residence to be utilized for the purpose of unlawfully storing and distributing cocaine.

Redman pled guilty today to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Maintenance of a Drug-Involved Premises,” for which he faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000.00. 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 United States Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated January 8, 2016