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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. – Kenard Jerlonnie Moore, also known as “Lonnie,” 41, of Huntington, was sentenced today to four years and nine months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of a quantity of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on September 28, 2023, Moore sold approximately 16 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant in Huntington. Moore admitted to the transaction, and further admitted that he arranged the transaction when the confidential informant contacted him earlier that day.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie Taylor 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. 3:24-cr-3.



Updated June 10, 2024

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