POMEROY, Ohio – A Middleport man has been sentenced to five years in prison.

According to Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley on January 10, 2019, Floyd D. Riffle, 57, of Middleport, Ohio, was convicted of Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, a felony of the second degree.  Meigs County Court of Common Pleas Judge Linda Warner sentenced Riffle to five years in prison, with a mandatory term of three years of post-release control following the completion of his prison sentence.

Floyd engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity by trafficking 2.71 grams of heroin, 0.83 grams of fentanyl, and 1.96 grams of methamphetamine on multiple dates within the Village of Middleport, with total sales totaling $1,500. 

Stanley thanks the Middleport Police Department, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, the Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force, and Ohio BCI for their work in this matter.