Detroit Woman Sentenced for Federal Drug Crime | USAO-SDWV

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. –  A Detroit woman who was caught in Wayne County with oxycodone in 2016 was sentenced today to three years in federal prison.  Tuniesia Monique Adams, 43, previously pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute oxycodone.  

According to court documents, Adams admitted that on November 29, 2016, she transported 382 30mg oxycodone pills from Detroit to Fort Gay, Wayne County, where she intended to sell the pills with the help of another individual.  When Adams met with the individual, they were approached by investigators who discovered and seized the pills.  Adams admitted that she intended to sell the oxycodone pills and that she had made previous trips from Detroit to sell pills in Wayne County. 

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department and the Huntington Police Department.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Joseph F. Adams 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. 3:17-cr-00059.





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