A Michigan man was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.
According to court documents and statements made in court, on June 24, 2021, James Meeks-Little, 29, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over by law enforcement officers in Beckley, West Virginia.
Meeks-Little was the subject of an arrest warrant at the time of the traffic stop.
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Officers found 247.9 grams of a mixture containing fentanyl hidden behind the glove box, and a Springfield, model XD, 9mm semi-automatic handgun.
Meeks-Little admitted to possessing the fentanyl mixture and further admitted that he intended to distribute it.
United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the United States Marshals Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the West Virginia State Police, and the Beckley Police Department.
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United States District Judge Frank W. Volk imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Timothy D. Boggess and former Assistant United States Attorney Nick Miller prosecuted the case.
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