Ohio man sentenced for drug charges

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Rashaad Shadee Washington, of Pleasant City, Ohio, was sentenced today to 84 months of incarceration for drug charges, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Washington, 37, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 Feet of a Protected Location” and two counts of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Washington admitted to selling methamphetamine, sometimes near McNinch Primary School, in Marshall County and Ohio County in February and March 2021.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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