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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Husband And Wife Sentenced For Selling Methamphetamine In Chapmanville

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Rodney Wiley, 30, and his wife Opal Wiley, 42, of Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, were sentenced today to 30 months and 18 months imprisonment, respectively, for selling methamphetamine, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced. Both defendants, who pleaded guilty in February of this year, previously admitted to selling methamphetamine to what proved to be a confidential informant working with the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force. The meth sale occurred in January 2013, outside the Dollar General Store in Chapmanville. At the time of their arrest, the defendants further acknowledged that they had jointly sold methamphetamine for several months.

United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr., handed down today’s sentence.

Updated January 7, 2015