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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Friday, January 30, 2015

Morgantown man convicted of cocaine trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Andre J. Anderson, 34, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today of cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

An investigation by the Mon Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force revealed that Anderson sold nearly 500 grams of cocaine in Morgantown, West Virginia. He pled guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine.” He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.00. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Parr is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 8, 2016