Five people were recently sentenced on drug-related charges in federal court.
Three of those five are residents of Randolph or Upshur counties, according to information in a press release from the office of William J. Ihenfeld II, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia.
William Trent Richardson, 21, of French Creek, was sentenced to 74 months imprisonment, three years of supervised release and a fine of $3,000 for maintaining a drug-involved premise from Feb. 2, 2012, to Sept. 13, 2012, to manufacture, store, distribute and use methamphetamine. The court also ordered Richardson to make restitution in the amount of $2,496 to the Drug Enforcement Administration for the cleanup of the methamphetamine lab.
Daniel Ray Phares, 44, of Elkins, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for manufacturing marijuana. The court also ordered the forfeiture of $950.01 as proceeds of the illegal activity, as well as a .22 rifle and ammunition.
Alan Lee Stanley, 33, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession of pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Michelle Lee Stocking, 23, of Moorefield, was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment and two years of supervised release for possession of materials used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
Kayla Lynn Evans, 39, of Moorefield, was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession of materials used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
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