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NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
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April 4, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ohio Resident Sentenced on Heroin Conspiracy Charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 24 year old Bellaire, Ohio, resident was sentenced on April 4, 2013, in United States District Court in Wheeling by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: CHAZ WILLIAM ERAZMUS, 24 years old of Bellaire, Ohio, was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. ERAZMUS entered a plea of guilty on November 2, 2012, to “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” from April to June of 2012 in Wheeling. ERAZMUS, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard and investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

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