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Press Release

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – An Ohio man pleaded guilty today to a federal drug crime.

According to court documents, Dan Bean, 42, of Toledo, admitted that in 2018, officers with the Huntington Police Department searched his residence on Artisan Avenue in Huntington and seized approximately 55 grams of cocaine and 20 grams of crack cocaine.  Bean admitted to officers that he sold cocaine and crack cocaine in the Huntington area.

Bean pleaded guilty to possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine and faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on November 29, 2021.

Assistant United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Huntington Police Department.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the plea hearing.  Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor is handling 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. 3:18-cr-000157.






Updated August 23, 2021

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