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Ohio man admits to cocaine distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Keith Frazier, of Columbus, Ohio, has admitted to drug distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Frazier, also known as “KK,” age 43, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1000 feet of a Protected Location.” Frazier admitted to selling cocaine near Luau Manor in Ohio County in March 2019.

Frazier faces at least one and up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $2,000,000. 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 Shawn M. Adkins is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

Updated January 28, 2020

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