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Baltimore man admits to fentanyl charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Bernard Parker, Jr., of Baltimore, Maryland, has admitted to selling a large amount of fentanyl, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Parker, also known as “Mac Man,” 35, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Forty Grams or More of Fentanyl.” Parker admitted to selling 40 grams or more of fentanyl in June 2021 in Berkeley County.

Parker is facing at least five and up to 40 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $5,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; and the Martinsburg Police Department investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated September 27, 2022

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