Barbour County woman pleads guilty to methamphetamine distribution

ELKINS — A 36-year-old Barbour County woman has been convicted of methamphetamine distribution.

Geniece Pancake, of Belington, was convicted of methamphetamine distribution, according to a news release issued by acting U.S. Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen.

Pancake pled guilty to one count of “aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.” She faces up to 20 years in prison 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. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.