You are here

Justice News

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cross Lanes man admits to selling high grade methamphetamine

Charleston, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that David Matthew Little, age 37, of Cross Lanes, West Virginia pled guilty in federal court in Charleston to conspiring with other people to distribute more than 5 grams of pure crystal methamphetamine. Little admitted that from early 2014 until December of that same year, he conspired with his wife, Cheri Little, to distribute methamphetamine at his home  and other places in Cross Lanes. Little admitted that he obtained ounce quantities of methamphetamine from an unnamed source, paying $1375.00 per ounce, and then resold part of the meth for a profit. Because of the purity of the drug distributed by Little, he faces from a mandatory minimum of five years up to 40 years imprisonment and a $5,000,000.00 fine when he is sentenced on August 19, 2015.

The case was investigated by members of the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John Frail.

Updated May 21, 2015