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Press Release

Culloden Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. –  Travis Lee Hanshaw, 49, of Culloden, pleaded guilty today to distribution of methamphetamine.

According to the plea agreement and statements made in court, on June 15, 2018, Hanshaw sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant. The transaction took place at Hanshaw’s residence in Culloden.  

Hanshaw faces up to 20 years in federal prison when he is sentenced on May 9, 2022.   

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Joseph F. Adams 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. 3:19-cr-00198.



Updated January 31, 2022

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