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Randolph County man sentenced for methamphetamine charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jesse David Tolson, of Elkins, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 150 months of incarceration for a drug charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Tolson, 35, pled guilty in December 2020 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute More Than Fifty Grams of Methamphetamine.” Tolson admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in December 2019 in Randolph County.

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

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


Updated August 13, 2021

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