Thursday, June 17, 2021

Cincinnati man admits to drug charge

 WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – David Elroy Bradshaw, of Cincinnati, Ohio, has admitted to a drug charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Bradshaw, 37, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Bradshaw admitted to selling methamphetamine near Wheeling Central Catholic High School in October 2020 in Ohio County.

Bradshaw faces at least one and up to 40 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $2,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. The Ohio Valley Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, assisted.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Mazzone presided.

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