Crimes and Courts

Four Wheeling men indicted on heroin, cocaine charges

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) - Four Wheeling men are facing drug charges after being indicted by the United States Attorney's Office.

Kevin J. Pugh, 38, Quavonte "Q" Pugh, 22, Caveizz Cunningham, 23, and Tysaun "Chubbs" Pugh, 20, all of Wheeling, were arrested and appeared in federal court on Thursday to face drug charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury.

Quavonte Pugh was indicted on one count of "Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine Base," one count of "Distribution of Heroin," and two counts of "Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location."

Cunningham was indicted on one count of "Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine Base," and one count of "Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location."

Both are accused of conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine base, and selling cocaine base near Bloch Playground in January 2018 in Ohio County.

Quavonte is also accused of selling heroin near the park.

The two each face up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1 million for the conspiracy count and each face up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $2 million for the distribution near a protected location.

Quavonte also faces 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1 million for the distribution of heroin count.

Kevin Pugh was also indicted on one count of "Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location," one count of "Distribution of Cocaine Within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location," and one count of "Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location."

Pugh is accused of selling heroin and cocaine base near Bloch Playground in September and October of 2017 in Ohio County.

"Chubbs" was indicted on two counts of "Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location," and one count of "Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin". He is accused of selling heroin near Jensen Playground and Wilson Playground in January 2018 in Ohio County.

"Chubbs" faces up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $2 million for each of the distribution counts, and faces up to 20 years and a fine of up to $1 million for the aiding and abetting count.


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