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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 22, 2021

Huntington Man Sentenced to More than Seven Years in Prison for Federal Fentanyl Offense

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man was sentenced today to seven years and six months in prison for his involvement in distributing fentanyl in 2019.

According to court documents, Rodney Bulley, 33, admitted that on November 20, 2019, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at his residence on Wilson Court in Huntington.  Bulley was located in the residence during the search and officers seized a number of items including approximately 278 grams of fentanyl.  Bulley was arrested and admitted that he possessed and intended to distribute the fentanyl and that he had been involved in distributing fentanyl in the Huntington area. 

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

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph F. Adams prosecuted the case.

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. 3:21-cr-00105.

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated November 22, 2021