Marshall County man sentenced for drug charge

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Alex R. Lee, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 14 months of incarceration for a methamphetamine charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Lee, 35, pleaded guilty in November 2021 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Lee admitted to selling methamphetamine in February 2021 in Marshall County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Clayton J. Reid prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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