Morgantown woman admits to role in drug distribution ring

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Morgantown woman has pleaded guilty to her role in an oxycodone distribution ring.

According to the Department of Justice, 34-year-old Amanda Gifford pleaded guilty to one count of “Unlawful Use of Communication Facility,” and admitted to using a telephone to help distribute oxycodone in Monongalia County in March.

Gifford faces up to 4 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Gifford’s arrest was part of a 33-person oxycodone distribution network, which has included indictments from Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston and Upshur counties.