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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 16, 2018

Baltimore man sentenced for his role in a heroin distribution operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Robinson, of Baltimore, Maryland was sentenced today to 144 months incarceration for distributing heroin, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. 

Robinson, also known as “H,” age 32, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” in January 2018. Robinson admitted to conspiring with others to distribute more than one kilogram of heroin with an illegal street value of more than $300,000 in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties and elsewhere from August 2015 to December 2016.

Assistant United States Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth D. Grant, also with the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided. 
 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated April 16, 2018