Charleston Woman Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Charleston woman was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison for distributing crack cocaine, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin’s office.

Cary White, 29, of Charleston previously pleaded guilty in September 2011 to aiding and abetting the distribution of crack cocaine.

White admitted that on Jan. 25, 2010, she and an associate sold crack cocaine to a confidential informant working with the West Virginia State Police. White also admitted that she and her associate met the informant at a Charleston restaurant to complete the prearranged drug transaction.

While at the location, White was handed a quantity of crack by her associate. White admitted that she handed the informant the crack cocaine in exchange for $200.

The crack cocaine was submitted to the West Virginia State Police Lab for testing and tested positive for crack cocaine weighing .76 of a gram. White also admitted that she and her associate were responsible for additional crack cocaine and cocaine transactions in the Charleston area.

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