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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Wheeling man admits to drug charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Jason Timothy Henry, of Wheeling, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Henry, age 44, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” Henry admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in November 2019 in Ohio County.

Henry faces at least five years and up to 40 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $5,000,000. 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 Shawn M. Adkins is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Wheeling Police Department and the Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated October 21, 2020