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Wetzel County woman sentenced for methamphetamine distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Amber L. Brown, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 108 months incarceration for drug distribution in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Brown, age 33, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances” in September 2019. Brown admitted to distributing methamphetamine in Wetzel County and elsewhere from July 2018 to June 2019.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated June 25, 2020

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