A Horner resident pleaded guilty Tuesday, September 18 before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull in United States District Court in Elkins, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney Northern District of West Virginia.
Richard Wayne Weaver, 32, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute and distribute methamphetamine from May of 2011 to July of 2012 in the Northern District of W.Va., according to a news release.
Weaver is in custody pending sentencing and faces up to 30 years in prison and a $2 million fine due to three prior felony convictions.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner and was investigated by the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, the Buckhannon Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service.