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Press Release

St. Albans Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

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

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Ronald Pleasant, 26, of St. Albans, was sentenced to five years and 11 months in federal prison for distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

According to court documents, Pleasant sold two ounces of methamphetamine to a confidential informant for $1,000 on December 10, 2019 in St. Albans.  Pleasant admitted selling methamphetamine to the same confidential informant on two other occasions. 

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

United States District Judge Irene C. Berger imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Monica Coleman 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. 2:20-cr-00197.





Updated November 19, 2021

Drug Trafficking