Randolph County man sentenced to more than 13 years for meth distribution and firearms violation

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A syringe with ampoules, white powder, a five-dollar bill with bullets and a gun lying on a black glass background. Dangerous bad habits, addiction to drugs and gambling. Crime because of drugs.

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Joshua Jesse White, of Montrose, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 160 months of incarceration for drug and firearms charges, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

White, 40, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Crime” in September 2020. White admitted to having more than 5 grams of methamphetamine, also known as “ice” and “crystal meth” in October 2018 in Randolph County. White also admitted to having a .22 caliber revolver with him during the drug crime.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigated. 

U.S. District Judge Thomas S Kleeh presided.



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