ST. ALBANS, W.Va. – A St. Albans man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection to a prior January drug-related arrest.

44-year-old Carlito Carter pleaded guilty on Monday to possession with intent to distribute methampetamine and fentanyl.

Carter was arrested on January 26, 2024 after police officers executed a search warrant at his home. At the residence, officers found 300 grams of methamphetamine, 200 grams of fentanyl, and 200 grams of marijuana. Carter also had ammunition, firearm components, and $1,695.

Following the arrest, Carter admitted to possessing and intending to sell the meth and fentanyl.

Carter’s sentencing is set for October 3, 2024, where he is facing a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a minimum of three years of supervised release, and a fine of $1 million.

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