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Mineral County woman sentenced for methamphetamine distribution

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Samantha Jo Guinn, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 60 months of incarceration for methamphetamine distribution, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Guinn, age 33, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” in October 2019. Guinn admitted to having more than 50 grams of “crystal” methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” in January 2019 n Grant County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated July 29, 2021

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