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Randolph County man sentenced for methamphetamine distribution

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jonathan Allen Mowery, of Harman, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 70 months incarceration for distributing methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Mowery, age 37, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” in April 2019. Mowery admitted to distributing methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” in March 2017 in Randolph County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives and the Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime 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.

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

Updated October 1, 2019

Drug Trafficking