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Ohio man sentenced for cocaine distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Mustafa Ali Vaughn, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, was sentenced today to 63 months incarceration for drug distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Vaughn, also known as “Moose” and “Fargo,” age 38, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1000 feet of a Protected Location” in December 2019. Vaughn admitted to selling cocaine near Luau Manor in Ohio County in May 2019.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated June 25, 2020

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