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Wheeling man sentenced for drug charges

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Tysaun A. Pugh, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Pugh, also known as “Chubbs,” age 20, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location” in July 2018. Pugh admitted to selling heroin near Jensen Playground in January 2018 in Ohio County. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., presided.

Updated September 17, 2018

Drug Trafficking