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Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charge

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Adam Matthew Denson, 33, of Charleston, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 5 grams or more of methamphetamine. Denson was charged in a single-count Information in March 2021.

According to the plea agreement and statements made in court, Denson conspired with other persons to distribute methamphetamine on three separate occasions in Charleston in August 2019.

Denson faces up to 40 years in prison when sentenced on July 14, 2021.

The Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team (MDENT) conducted the investigation.   Senior United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. presided over the hearing.  Assistant United States Attorney Negar M. Kordestani is handling the prosecution.

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. 2:21-cr-00040.




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Updated April 15, 2021

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