Logan man gets 9 years for Fed. drug crime


AM Stone | WVOW News


CHARLESTON A Logan County man was sentenced Thursday to nine years imprisonment for distributing five grams or more of methamphetamine.


According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District, 62-year-old Rodney Alexander Minter, of Logan, admitted to selling 46 grams of meth to an undercover informant five times between 2020 and 2021. Minter further admitted he possessed 104 grams of the drug and eight grams of fentanyl with the intent of distribution.


A co-defendant, 59-year-old John Eric Dickson of St. Albans, was previously sentenced to three years and one month in prison for aiding and abetting the distribution of meth. Dickson supplied Minter with an ounce of methamphetamine.


Minter’s prison sentence will be followed by four years of supervised release.


Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber imposed the sentences. Assistant United States Attorney Courtney L. Cremeans prosecuted the case.

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