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Press Release

Huntington Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man was sentenced today to 70 months in prison for possession with the intent to distribute heroin.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Cecil Monroe Bowman, 66, was pulled over by the West Virginia State Police on October 14, 2020.  After giving Troopers consent to search his vehicle, Troopers found 23 grams of heroin under the driver’s seat.  Bowman admitted he intended to sell the heroin. 

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Violent Crime and Drug Task Force West, and the West Virginia State Police.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor 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. 3:21-cr-00081.







Updated September 27, 2021

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