Wheeling man sentenced for drug charge | USAO-NDWV

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Jason Timothy Henry, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 60 months of incarceration for a drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Henry, age 45, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” in October 2020. Henry admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in November 2019 in Ohio County.

The judge also ordered the forfeiture of the following:

•    Taurus, .357 magnum revolver;
•    Six rounds of .357 ammunition;
•    One box of .357 ammunition;
•    One box of 9mm ammunition;
•    Three rounds of 7.62 x 39 caliber ammunition;
•    One cylinder for revolver; and
•    Mossberg, 12-gauge shotgun.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the Wheeling Police Department and the Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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