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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 8, 2016

North Carolina Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charge

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – A North Carolina man, who previously pled guilty to federal drug conspiracy charges, was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced.

Bradley Scott Kennedy, 38, of Jonesville, North Carolina, previously pled guilty to one count of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Today in District Court, Kennedy was sentenced to 90 months in prison.

“Investigating and prosecuting cases involving methamphetamine trafficking takes the work of multi-agency coalitions working together, on the local, state and federal levels,” United States Attorney Fishwick said today. “While there is still work to be done in the fight against methamphetamine abuse, we are proud to partner with our partners in law enforcement to continue to bring strong cases, like this one, against those who traffic in this deadly substance.”

The investigation of the case was conducted the Virginia State Police, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, the Galax Police Department, the Carroll County Sherriff’s Office, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Ashley B. Neese prosecuted the case for the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 8, 2016