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Atkins, Va. Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charges

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

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today the sentencing of a man who previously pled guilty to charges related to the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine.

Stanley Martin Frye, 40, of Atkins, Va., pled guilty in March 2015 to one count of manufacturing, distributing and possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon, Frye was sentenced to 24 months of federal incarceration to be followed by three years of supervised release.  

“We must continue to fight the scourge of drug abuse and addiction in the Western District of Virginia,” United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. said today. “It is the mission of the United States Attorney’s Office to prosecute those who distribute these dangerous substances and provide support to those groups that help treat the drug addicted in our communities.”

The investigation of the case was conducted by The investigation of the case was conducted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, Smyth County Sheriff’s Office, Bristol, Virginia Sheriff’s Office, Abingdon Police Department, Bristol, Virginia Police Department, Virginia State Police, United States Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Special Assistant United States Attorney Kevin Jayne prosecuted the case for the United States.

Updated February 17, 2016

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