Ohio man sentenced for selling cocaine

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Anthony L. Turner, of Toledo, Ohio, was sentenced today to 51 months of incarceration for drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Turner, 44, pled guilty in March 2021 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.” Turner admitted to selling cocaine base, also known as “crack cocaine,” in September 2020 in Ohio County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.


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