Monday, July 26, 2021

St. Albans Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Ronald Pleasant, 26, of St. Albans, pleaded guilty to distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

According to court documents, Pleasant sold two ounces of methamphetamine to a confidential informant for $1,000 on December 10, 2019 in St. Albans.  Pleasant admitted selling methamphetamine to the same confidential informant on two other occasions. 

Pleasant faces a mandatory minimum of five years and up to 40 years in prison when he is sentenced on November 4, 2021.

Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

United States District Judge Irene C. Berger presided over the hearing.  Assistant United States Attorneys Monica Coleman and Negar Kordestani are handling the prosecution.

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