Charlotte Man Sentenced for Selling Drugs in Bluefield, WV


BLUEFIELD– A Charlotte man has been sentenced after admitting to selling drugs in West Virginia.

Timothy Fileds has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for distribution of hydromorphone. Fields pled guilty in November, admitting that on January 18, 2017, he distributed a quantity of hydromorphone to a confidential informant in Bluefield. He also admitted that he sold hydromorphone and cocaine base on other occasions, and that he manufactured a quantity of cocaine base.

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