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Press Release

Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Jonathon Dewayne Eads, 37, of Charleston, pleaded guilty today to distribution of methamphetamine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on October 7, 2022, Eads sold a half-pound of methamphetamine for $1,500 to a confidential informant at a Garrison Avenue residence in Charleston.

Eads is scheduled to be sentenced on November 30, 2023, and faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $1 million fine.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team (MDENT).

United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney J.C. MacCallum is prosecuting the case.

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. 2:23-cr-115. 



Updated September 7, 2023

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