A Front Royal man was sentenced Monday to one year in prison for his involvement in a drug distribution operation, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of West Virginia.

Damanya Terelle Carter, 38, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine hydrochloride in September, a news release states.

Carter admitted to working with others to distribute the drug in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and elsewhere from February to March 2019, the release states.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government, and the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated it.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.