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Bluefield Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

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

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that a Bluefield man was sentenced to federal prison on drug charges.  The case was investigated by the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.

“We are doing everything within our power to shut down illegal pill trafficking,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  “One by one, we will take these pill dealers down.”

Johnathan Damron, 41, was sentenced to 27 months on two counts of distributing hydromorphone.  Damron pled guilty in April, admitting that he sold hydromorphone to an informant in Bluefield on November 9 and November 13, 2017. 

Assistant United States Attorney John File handled the prosecution.  The sentence was imposed by Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber.


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Updated September 5, 2018

Drug Trafficking
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