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Three Beckley Men Plead Guilty for Roles in Drug Trafficking

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BECKLEY– Three Beckley men pled guilty on Tuesday for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy.

Shaun A. Jones, 40, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin.  Corey D. Larkin, 38, entered his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and more than 100 grams of heroin. Jonathan Vincent Moore, 34, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine.

Jones, Larkin, and Moore are three of 23 defendants indicted in June 2017 after a comprehensive investigation of drug trafficking in Southern West Virginia.

Jones, Larkin, and Moore each face at least five years and up to 40 years in federal prison when they are sentenced.  Jones and Moore are scheduled for sentencing on May 29, 2018.  Larkin’s sentencing is scheduled for June 5, 2018.



Tyler Barker

Tyler is the Chief Meteorologist & Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. You can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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