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Press Release

Boone County Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Charge

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Boone County woman pleaded guilty today to a federal methamphetamine charge.

According to court documents, Sherri Hill, 57, admitted that she possessed more than 100 grams of methamphetamine on June 25, 2020, on U.S. 119 in Boone County.  Law enforcement officers stopped Hill shortly after she purchased the methamphetamine.  Hill was subsequently interviewed and admitted to having dealt methamphetamine for several years throughout the state.   

Hill pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and faces a minimum of 5 years and up to 40 years in prison when she is sentenced on August 18, 2021.

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the West Virginia State Police and the DEA.  Assistant United States Attorney L. Alexander Hamner is prosecuting the case.

Senior United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. presided over the hearing.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 2:20-cr-0194.




Updated May 14, 2021

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