Monongalia County man, Daniel Meadows sentenced for his role in a drug trafficking operation
CLARKSBURG, W.V (STL.News) Daniel Meadows, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.
Meadows, 49, was sentenced to two years of probation, with the first eight months in home confinement. Meadows pleaded guilty in October 2020 to one count of “Unlawful Use of Communication Facility.” Meadows admitted to using a to distribute drugs in March 2020 in Monongalia County.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration, the Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
This effort is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level criminal organizations that threaten the United States using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach.