Toler pleads guilty to drug charge

Staff Report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Aug. 27, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that William Leslie Toler, 29, of Logan, W.Va., entered a guilty plea to distribution of oxymorphone, commonly known as “Opana”. During his plea hearing, Toler admitted that on April 10, 2014, he sold a 40 mg Opana pill to a confidential informant working with law enforcement for $65. The drug sale took place at a residence near Chapmanville in Logan County.

Toler faces up to 20 years imprisonment when he is sentenced on January 6, 2016.

This case was investigated by the US 119 Drug Task Force, Logan County Sheriff’s Department, WVSP-BCI-Charleston, Chapmanville Police Department, DEA- Charleston Office, IRS Criminal Investigation- Charleston Office, and WVSP Logan Detachment.

This case is being prosecuted as part of an ongoing effort led by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia to combat the illicit sale and misuse of prescription drugs and heroin. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, joined by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, is committed to aggressively pursuing and shutting down illegal pill trafficking, eliminating open air drug markets, and curtailing the spread of opiate painkillers and heroin in communities across the Southern District.

Staff Report

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