FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Hilltop man was sentenced to prison on Monday for felony drug crimes pertaining to the delivery of methamphetamine.
According to Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti Jr., in January of 2021, a purchase of methamphetamine was made from Byers in Scarbro, West Virginia by confidential informants working with the Central West Virginia Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.
Laboratory testing which was conducted following the purchase confirmed the substance to be methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.
On Monday, November 28, 2022, Circuit Judge Thomas H. Ewing sentenced Herbert B. Byers, 51 years of age from Hilltop, West Virginia, to no less than one year and no more than fifteen years in prison for the felony crime of delivery of methamphetamine.
A guilty plea was issued from Byers for the offense on September 29, 2022, and Byers must serve at least one year in prison before becoming eligible for parole
The investigation was conducted by the Central West Virginia Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, while the case was prosecuted by Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti Jr.
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