Larry Cuffman admits to role in drug trafficking operation

Larry Cuffman admits to role in drug trafficking operation

Ohio man, Larry Cuffman admits to role in drug trafficking operation

WHEELING, W.V (STL.News) Larry Cuffman, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, has admitted to her role in a drug trafficking conspiracy, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Cuffman, also known as “Pops,” age 60, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Cocaine Base.” Cuffman admitted to selling cocaine base, also known as “crack,” in June 2020 in Ohio County.

Cuffman faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000.  Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Shawn M. Adkins and Clayton J. Reid are prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, which includes the Drug Enforcement Administration, West Virginia State Police, Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wheeling Police Department, investigated.  The U.S. Marshal Service, Columbus Police Department Gang Crimes Unit, the Martins Ferry Police Department, and the Bellaire Police Department also assisted.

SOURCE: USDOJ.Today

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