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Press Release

Charleston Woman Sentenced to Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston woman was sentenced today to 71 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine while on supervised release for a previous federal firearm conviction.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Tiffany Shaffer, 32, distributed 53.88 grams of pure methamphetamine to a confidential informant in return for $1500 on October 5, 2020 in Dunbar. Shaffer further admitted that she distributed methamphetamine in September, October, and December 2020, in and around the Dunbar area. At the time of the 2020 drug sales, Shaffer was on supervised release for a 2017 federal firearms conviction. 

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Kristin F. Scott handled 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-00076.





Updated September 22, 2021

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