Meth Distribution Through Scioto County Busted
A Huntington woman and Akron man who participated in a conspiracy that saw large quantities of methamphetamine shipped from Akron and sold in Huntington pled guilty today. Niki Renee Maynard, 49, entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and Robert Von Wilson, 24, entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.
“100% pure meth from Akron,” said the United States Attorney Mike Stuart. “These two defendants were distributing significant amounts of deadly meth in the Huntington area. Now they each face significant prison sentences for their crimes.”
Maynard admitted that she participated in a conspiracy with multiple individuals to distribute methamphetamine in the Huntington area. During the conspiracy, Maynard repeatedly obtained quantities of methamphetamine which were transported from Akron to Huntington.
Maynard relied on multiple individuals from Akron to deliver the methamphetamine to her and Maynard would in turn distribute the methamphetamine to various customers in Huntington. Maynard also admitted that she permitted others to sell methamphetamine from her residence located at 1223 26th Street in Huntington and that she was responsible for distributing up to 500 grams of methamphetamine during the conspiracy.
Wilson admitted that he was present at 1235 25th Street when investigators executed a search warrant at the residence. During the search, investigators seized over 1.7 kilograms of methamphetamine. Wilson admitted that he possessed the methamphetamine and intended to distribute it in the Huntington area.
The methamphetamine was later examined by a chemist and determined to be 100% pure.
Maynard faces 5 to 40 years in federal prison and Wilson faces 10 years to life in federal prison when sentenced on January 19, 2021.