California Man Sentenced to Eleven Years in Prison for Federal Drug Crime

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A California man was sentenced to 132 months in prison for a federal drug crime. Troyvon Lewis, also known as “B.C.,” 32, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in June 2021.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Lewis traveled from Los Angeles to Huntington to sell methamphetamine and marijuana.  Lewis arranged the drug deal over the telephone and agreed to deliver approximately seven pounds of methamphetamine and two pounds of marijuana to an individual in Huntington.  On March 28, 2021, the day the drug deal was to take place, Troopers with the West Virginia State Police conducted a traffic stop on I-64 in Cabell County on a vehicle in which Lewis was a passenger.  The car was searched and Troopers seized seven pounds of methamphetamine and two pounds of marijuana from the trunk of the vehicle.  Lewis admitted he intended to sell the controlled substances to the individual in Huntington.

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and praised the collaborative work of the law enforcement agencies in the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia that conducted the investigation.  The agencies that were involved in the investigation were the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, the Violent Crime and Drug Task Force West, and the West Virginia State Police.  

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor handled the prosecution.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:21-cr-00054.