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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

November 16, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Pittsburgh Resident Sentenced on Heroin Charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, resident was sentenced on November 9, 2010, in United States District Court in Martinsburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: AMIR MILLER, also known as BIZ, age 28 was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. MILLER entered a plea of guilty on May 18, 2010, to one count of an Indictment charging him with aiding and abetting the distribution of heroin on September 3, 2009, in Monongalia County, West Virginia. MILLER was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and was investigated by the Mon Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Morgantown Police Department and the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department.

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