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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ohio Man Sentenced For Painkiller, Cocaine Distribution


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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Dustin Namack, 37, of Adena, Ohio, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in a for his role in a painkiller and cocaine distribution ring, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Namack pled guilty in July 2014 to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule II and Schedule III Controlled Substances” after an investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Parr prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp presided.

Updated January 7, 2015