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Ohio man admits to selling methamphetamine

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Myron Henderson, of Euclid, Ohio, has admitted to a drug charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Henderson, also known as “Charlie,” age 40, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a Protected Location.” Henderson admitted to selling methamphetamine near North Park Apartments in June 2019 in Ohio County.

Henderson faces at least one year and up to 40 years of 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 Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, which includes the Drug Enforcement Administration, West Virginia State Police, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wheeling Police Department, investigated. The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office and the St. Clairsville Police Department assisted.

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

Updated November 19, 2021

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