Barboursville woman pleads guilty to federal drug charge

February 27, 2019

The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON- A Barboursville woman pleaded guilty Monday to a federal drug charge in Huntington, according a release from U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart’s office.

Elizabeth Powers, 29, entered the plea to an indictment charging her with possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

In June 2018, Powers was pulled over on Interstate 64 in Wayne County by Kenova police, where they discovered one kilogram of cocaine she intended to sell.

Powers faces five to 40 years in prison. She will be sentenced in June 2019.

U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers heard the plea hearing in Huntington.