HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart today announced that Gregory Scott Broce, 49, of Huntington, pled guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin and crack cocaine.
“When stopped by the West Virginia State Police, Broce had baggies of crack and heroin he intended to sell,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “Broce is just the latest drug dealer we’ve taken off the streets of Huntington.”
Broce admitted that on July 6, 2019, he was in a vehicle near 11th Avenue & 22nd Street in Huntington when a West Virginia State Police trooper pulled him over due to a report of the vehicle being stolen. Upon a search of the vehicle, the trooper found multiple baggies containing approximately 10.7 grams of crack cocaine and 3.4 grams of heroin. Digital scales and multiple empty baggies were located on Broce’s person.
Broce faces a maximum of 20 years in prison when sentenced on February 22, 2021.
The West Virginia State Police conducted the investigation. United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe is handling the prosecution.
A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:20-cr-00020.