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Press Release

Huntington Man Sentenced to Prison for Fentanyl Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Tekoa Rivers, 22, of Huntington, was sentenced today to one year and six months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing fentanyl.

According to court documents and statements made in court, admitted that he sold approximately 10 grams of fentanyl to a confidential informant on Third Avenue in Huntington on April 29, 2021.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Monica D. Coleman 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. 3:22-cr-27.

 

 

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Updated August 8, 2022

Topics
Opioids
Drug Trafficking