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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 12, 2016

Wheeling man sentenced for cocaine distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Kenneth Brown, 50, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 77 months in prison for distributing crack cocaine, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Brown admitted to selling crack cocaine out of his residence in Ohio County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in June 2016 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated September 12, 2016