Marshall County man admits to drug distribution | USAO-NDWV

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – David A. Hood, of Moundsville, West Virginia, has admitted to drug charges, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Hood, 38, pled guilty today to two counts of “Distribution of Cocaine Base, AKA “Crack” and one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Hood admitted to selling “crack” cocaine and methamphetamine in Marshall County in July and August 2019.

Hood faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000 each count. 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.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H McWilliams, Jr. is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

Source link

Author: Editor
Website is owned by STL.News, LLC. However, website is hosted, designed and maintained by WebTech Group, a web host, and design agency based in St. Louis, Missouri. USDOJ.Today focuses on aggregating content from the US Attorney's Offices around the country. STL.News uses this content to publish national news at www.STL.News.