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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Wheeling man sentenced for oxycodone distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Ronnell A. Williams, 41, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced to 110 months in prison for distributing oxycodone, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Williams distributed oxycodone in Ohio County, West Virginia, in February 2016. He pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone,” in August 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., 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 November 3, 2016