Randolph County man pleads guilty to federal meth charge

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ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

Eric Harris, 39 of Beverly, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Harris pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Harris admitted to distributing methamphetamine in September 2018 in Randolph County.

Harris faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $1 million.

He was originally indicted on three meth related charges.

The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force investigated the case.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided over the plea hearing.

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