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Randolph County man sentenced for drug charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Joshua Dewayne Simmons, of Elkins, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Simmons, 29, pleaded guilty in February 2022 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine—Aiding and Abetting.” Simmons admitted to selling methamphetamine in November 2020 in Randolph County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug Task Force investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated July 28, 2022

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