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Virginia man sentenced for his role in a meth distribution operation

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert Lewis Jones, of Waynesboro, Virginia, was sentenced today to 168 months incarceration for methamphetamine distribution, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Jones, age 55, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine” in March 2017. Jones admitted to conspiring with others to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine in the Northern District of West Virginia and elsewhere. The crime occurred from May 2013 until October 2016.

There was also a forfeiture judgement in the amount of $4,499.00, the amount seized in this case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and the Barbour County Sheriff’s Office investigated. 
U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated August 29, 2017

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