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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Charleston man pleads guilty to federal meth charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Daniel Lupson, 58, of Charleston, pleaded guilty today to possession of methamphetamine for distribution, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced. Lupson admitted to possessing methamphetamine that was found in his vehicle during a traffic stop by agents of the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team. Lupson said he intended to sell some of the methamphetamine and use some of it himself.

Lupson faces a maximum of 20 years’ imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine when he is sentenced August 18, 2015.

United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr., conducted the plea hearing.

Updated April 30, 2015