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Morgantown man sentenced to 10 years for federal drug crime

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Lloyd Vaughn, age 28, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Vaughn was working with several others to operate a drug trafficking organization from Detroit, Michigan, to Monongalia County. Investigators searched Vaughn’s storage unit in Morgantown and found more than a pound of methamphetamine.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Mon Metro Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Updated October 18, 2023