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Monongalia County woman sentenced for her role in an oxycodone distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Bobbie Jo Phillips, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for oxycodone and cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Phillips, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Use of Communication Facility” in September 2017. She admitted to using a phone to aide in the distribution of oxycodone and cocaine in Monongalia County in March 2017.

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

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated December 14, 2017

Drug Trafficking