MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Charles Town, W.Va., man was convicted Tuesday on drug and firearms charges by a federal jury in United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia in Martinsburg.
Dion Rene Drew, 31, of Charles Town, was convicted on the following counts of an indictment returned against him in October 2005, according to United States Attorney Thomas E. Johnston:
- Count one of the indictment charging Drew with unlawfully possessing with intent to distribute nearly 4 grams of crack cocaine on Sept. 26 in Jefferson County, W.Va.
- Count two of the indictment charging Drew with knowingly possessing a Lorcin model L380, .380-caliber pistol on Sept. 26 during a drug trafficking crime.
- Count three of the indictment charging Drew, a convicted felon, with possessing a firearm.
Drew was in custody and faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine on count one of the indictment, Johnston said in a written release. He faces five years to life in prison and a $250,000 fine on count two and up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on count three of the indictment.