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Roanoke Area Drug Dealer Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison

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

Shakeem Malik Hunt, 28, pleaded guilty in October 2022 to one count of distributing 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

According to court documents, Hunt distributed over 200 grams of methamphetamine to a single individual on January 6, 2022. Recently, Hunt had previously distributed over 500 grams of methamphetamine and 60 grams of cocaine to this same individual.

United States Attorney Christopher R. Kavanaugh made the announcement today.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (HIDTA), the Virginia State Police, the Roanoke City and County Police Departments, and the City of Salem Police Department investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Coleman Adams prosecuted the case.

Updated February 22, 2023

Drug Trafficking