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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 – Lance McClendon, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 100 months of incarceration for a drug charges, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

McClendon, age 47, pleaded guilty in March 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” McClendon admitted to having methamphetamine in September 2019 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, and the West Virginia Probation Office investigated.

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

 

Updated July 26, 2021

Topic
Drug Trafficking