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Preston County woman sentenced for oxycodone distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Carlee Cuppett, of Kingwood, West Virginia, was sentenced today to two years probation for a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Cuppett, age 27, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone” in September 2017. Cuppett admitted to selling oxycodone in Monongalia County in September 2015.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.

The investigation was funded by the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program (OCDETF). The OCDETF program supplies critical federal funding and coordination that allows federal and state agencies to work together to successfully identify, investigate, and prosecute major interstate and international drug trafficking organizations and other criminal enterprises.

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated January 28, 2019

Drug Trafficking
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