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Moundsville man sentenced for marijuana distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Christopher M. Delauder, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for distributing marijuana, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Delauder, age 28, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Marijuana” in February 2017. In April 2016, Delauder distributed a significant amount of marijuana in Marshall County, West Virginia. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Updated June 18, 2018

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