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Wetzel County woman sentenced to more than 10 years for drug charge

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Mary Elizabeth Luongo, of Paden City, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 121 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced

Luongo, 49, pleaded guilty in January 2022 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Luongo admitted to selling methamphetamine in December 2020 in Tyler County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated June 22, 2022

Drug Trafficking