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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Three sentenced for drug trafficking


ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Three individuals were sentenced in federal court in Elkins today for drug trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Daniel Lee Canter, 31, of Volga, West Virginia, was discovered in possession of methamphetamine in November 2014 in Lewis County, West Virginia. Following an investigation by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration, Canter pled guilty in December 2015 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” He was sentenced today to 188 months in prison.

David Wayne Doyle, 43, of Bartow, West Virginia, was discovered in possession of material commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine in Randolph County, West Virginia. Those materials included coffee filters, a mason jar, sandwich bags, and cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine. Following an investigation by the Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, the United States Forest Service, the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department, and the West Virginia State Police, Doyle pled guilty in December 2015 to one count of “Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine – Aiding and Abetting.” He was sentenced today to 63 months in prison.

Mary Kimble, 34, of Cabins, West Virginia, sold morphine near Petersburg City Park, a playground in Grant County, West Virginia. Following an investigation by the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, Kimble pled guilty in April 2016 to one count of “Distribution of Morphine within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location – Aiding and Abetting.” She was sentenced today to 24 months in prison.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated May 3, 2016