Upshur County man sentenced to more than a decade in prison for meth charge

ELKINS, W.Va. – Rodney Allen Rowan, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was sentenced Monday to 151 months of incarceration for a methamphetamine charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Rowan, 26, pleaded guilty in January 2020 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute at Least 50 Grams of Methamphetamine.” Rowan admitted to having more than 50 grams of methamphetamine in November 2019 in Upshur County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, West Virginia State Police, and the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

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