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Monongalia County man sentenced for drug charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kenneth Buzzo, of Granville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to three years’ probation, with the first six months on home detention, for his involvement in a drug distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Buzzo, age 58, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base” in April 2019. Buzzo, age 58, admitted to selling cocaine base in Monongalia County in June 2018.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

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

Updated November 22, 2019

Drug Trafficking