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Taylor County man admits to methamphetamine distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William Edward Boyce, II, of Flemington, West Virginia, has admitted to distributing methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Boyce, age 27, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” Boyce admitted to distributing more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in September 2018 in Harrison County.

Boyce faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. 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 Traci M. Cook is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Clarksburg Police Department investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated May 9, 2022

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