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Randolph County woman admits to meth distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Katherine Ann Waybright, of Montrose, West Virginia, has admitted to selling methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Waybright, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Waybright admitted to working with others to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine from April 2018 to April 2019 in Randolph County and elsewhere.

Waybright faces at least five years and up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $5,000,000 for the conspiracy count and up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000 for the distribution count. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated January 21, 2020

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