Ohio Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth Distribution | USAO-SDWV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that Marvin Keaton, 39, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced to 57 months in prison for distribution of methamphetamine.

“Meth is a scourge on our communities,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  “But each and every day, in partnership with law enforcement, we take meth dealers off the streets and hold them accountable.”

Keaton admitted that on February 25, 2020, he met a person on the 1900 block of 12th Avenue in Huntington and sold them 10.159 grams of methamphetamine in exchange for $200. On March 3, 2020, Keaton sold the same person 20.837 grams of methamphetamine in exchange for $400. 

The Huntington Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) conducted the investigation.   United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Greg McVey handled 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-00112.



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