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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 5, 2015

Morgantown man sentenced for cocaine trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Andre J. Anderson, 34, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for 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. Anderson pled guilty in January 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine.”

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

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

Updated January 8, 2016