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Mineral County man sentenced for cocaine charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Davaun Alonzo Ambush, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 46 months of incarceration for a drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Ambush, 25, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” in November 2020. Ambush admitted to having “crack” cocaine in January 2020 in Mineral County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police and the Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M Groh presided.

Updated March 8, 2021

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