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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 – Lemar Sheldon Conliffe, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 72 months incarceration for a drug charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Conliffe, also known as “AB,” age 43, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base” in April 2019. Conliffe admitted to working with another to sell cocaine base in April 2018 in Monongalia County.

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 December 9, 2019

Drug Trafficking