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Two Pocahontas County residents sentenced for role in manufacturing methamphetamine

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Christina Lee Kimble, 31, and Krystal Eileen Sisler, 27, both of Bartow, West Virginia, were sentenced today for their role in manufacturing methamphetamine in Pocahontas and Randolph Counties., United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

An investigation by the Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, the United States Forest Service, the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Office, and the West Virginia State Police revealed that the defendants had each purchased medications containing pseudoephedrine, an ingredient commonly used to produce methamphetamine.

The defendants each pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” Kimble was sentenced today to twelve months and one day prison. Sisler was sentenced today to five years of probation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated January 8, 2016