Randolph County man sentenced for methamphetamine charge

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ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Edwin Mack Taylor, of Elkins, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 86 months of incarceration for selling methamphetamine, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Taylor, 54, pleaded guilty in October 2021 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Taylor sold methamphetamine, also known as “crystal meth” and “ice,” in January 2020 in Randolph County.

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

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.