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Ohio County man admits to drug trafficking

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – A Wheeling, West Virginia, man has admitted to his role in a oxycodone trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Brent T. Leoffler, age 38, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Oxycodone.” Leoffler admitted to conspiring with others to distribute oxycodone in Ohio County and elsewhere from 2012 to August 2017. 

Leoffler faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. 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 Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Updated January 8, 2018

Drug Trafficking