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Upshur County man guilty of role in methamphetamine distribution ring

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – A Buckhannon, West Virginia man was convicted today of a methamphetamine distribution, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Allen White, 38, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” White admitted to having the drug in Lewis County in August 2015.

White faces up to twenty years in prison 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated April 11, 2017

Drug Trafficking