Randolph County woman admits to methamphetamine charge

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ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Patricia Ann Mahoney, of Elkins, West Virginia, has admitted to a methamphetamine charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Mahoney, 52, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of at Least Five Grams of Methamphetamine.” Mahoney admitted to selling at least five grams of methamphetamine in February 2020 in Randolph County.

Mahoney faces at least five years and up to 40 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $5 million. 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.


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