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Press Release

Four-Time Felon Sentenced to Prison for Heroin Distribution

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Washington, D.C. man was sentenced today to over nine years in prison for supplying over 770 grams of heroin to a distributer between March 2017 and December 2017.

According to court documents, Jeffrey Moten, 46, provided approximately 770 grams of heroin to an individual for redistribution. This individual then dealt out the heroin to others, including to an undercover law enforcement officer, and totaled a profit of over $60,000. Moten is a career offender with four prior drug related felony convictions.

G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Ashan M. Benedict, Special Agent in Charge of the ATF’s Washington Field Division, made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Karolina Klyuchnikova prosecuted the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Related court documents and information are located on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 1:19-cr-325.


Joshua Stueve
Director of Public Affairs

Updated January 24, 2020

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