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New York man sentenced for drug charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Levon Williams, of Mount Vernon, New York, was sentenced today to 36 months of incarceration for his involvement in a drug distribution operation, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Williams, also known as “Slim,” 39, pleaded guilty in August 2019 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Williams admitted to selling cocaine near Mascoli Park in Monongalia County in July 2018.

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

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

Updated July 15, 2021

Drug Trafficking