Ohio man sentenced for drug distribution

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Zachary Price, of Flushing, Ohio, was sentenced today to 33 months of incarceration for drug distribution, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Price, age 25, pled guilty in March 2019 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribute Cocaine, MDMA, LSD, Marijuana, Oxycodone, Adderall, Codeine, and Alprazolam.” Price admitted to distributing cocaine, MDMA, LSD, Marijuana, Oxycodone, Adderall, Codeine, and Alprazolam from April 2017 to November 2017 in Ohio County.

The judge also ordered $43,169 in cash seized be forfeited.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

This effort is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level criminal organizations that threaten the United States using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach. Additional information about the OCDETF Program can be found at https://www.justice.gov/OCDETF.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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