Four Parsons residents indicted for methamphetamine distribution operation

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ELKINS, W.Va.– Four Parsons, West Virginia residents are named in an indictment alleging a methamphetamine distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced Tuesday.

Three men and one woman were indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Clarksburg on Nov. 6, 2018. The three men are accused of selling methamphetamine from December 2017 to March 2018 in Tucker and Randolph Counties.

Dustin Bruce Moran, 32, was indicted on one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine,” two counts of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine,” one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine,” and one count of “Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Offense.”

John Luther Boyles, 62, was indicted on one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine,” one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine,” five counts of “Distribution of Methamphetamine,” one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine,” and one count of “Aiding and Abetting Maintaining Drug-Involved Premises.”

Phillip Grant Boyles, 32, was indicted on one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine,” one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine,” and one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Methamphetamine.”

Donna Alyce Boyles, 51, was indicted on one count of “Aiding and Abetting Maintaining Drug-Involved Premises.” She and John Boyles are accused of maintain a residence located at 128 Main Street in Parsons, West Virginia, to manufacture, sell or use methamphetamine.

The government asking for forfeiture of $30,893 seized from Dustin Moran in April 2018, $598 seized from John and Donna Boyles in March 2018, and the property at 128 Main Street in Parsons.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.