Williamstown man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTAP) - A Wood County man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for his involvement in methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin trafficking, federal prosecutors said.

Timothy Lohr, 36, of Williamstown, was sentenced to 121 months in prison on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Wheeling.

Lohr pleaded guilty in July to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances. As part of the plea, he admitted to being involved in a conspiracy that brought drugs into West Virginia from Columbus, Ohio, and Atlanta, Ga.

Agencies involved in the investigation included the Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the Marshall County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the West Virginia State Police; the Tyler County sheriff’s office; the Wetzel County sheriff’s office; the Sistersville Police Department; the Paden City Police Department; the New Martinsville Police Department; and The Columbus, Ohio, police department’s gang-crimes unit.