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Rock, WV man sentenced for dealing prescription pills

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 The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Booth Goodwin, announce that a Mercer County man was sentenced on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 for illegally selling prescription pills.

Jimmy Dale Wright, 57, of Rock, WV was sentence in Bluefield.  He will serve one year in prison and three-years on supervised release.  Wright admitted that on Aug. 7, 2013, he sold hydromorphone pills to a person working with law enforcement officers.  The deal happened on Pocosin Fork Road in Lashmeet.