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Huntington Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Drug Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston announced today that Gregory Scott Broce, 50, of Huntington, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin and crack cocaine.  

Broce previously pled guilty and admitted that on July 6, 2019, he was driving a vehicle near 11th Avenue and 22nd Street in Huntington when a West Virginia State Police trooper pulled him over due to a report of the vehicle being stolen.  Upon a search of the vehicle, the trooper found multiple baggies containing approximately 10.7 grams of crack cocaine and 3.4 grams of heroin.  Digital scales and multiple empty baggies were located on Broce’s person. 

The West Virginia State Police conducted the investigation.  United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe is 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. 3:20-cr-00020.


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Updated March 1, 2021

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