Wheeling man admits to methamphetamine distribution

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Scott Everly, of Wheeling, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Everly, also known as “Capt,” 70, pled guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Everly admitted to selling methamphetamine near Riverview Towers in Wheeling in July 2019.

Everly faces at least one year and up to 40 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $2,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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


U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

 

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