Whittington convicted of drug charges

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By Staff Reports


HILLSVILLE — Aaron Leslie Whittington, 45, of Woodlawn, was convicted by a jury on Aug. 28 of three counts of distribution of marijuana, and one count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
According to Carroll County Commonwealth’s Attorney Nathan H. Lyons, the jury recommended a sentence of five years total — four years on the three distribution charges and one year on the possession charge.
The case was investigated and handled by the Twin County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.