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

Friday, February 9, 2018

Baltimore man sentenced to more than 12 years for heroin distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Christian Blunt, of Baltimore, Maryland was sentenced today to 151 months incarceration for heroin distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Blunt, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” in October 2017. Blunt admitted to distributing more than 100 grams of heroin in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties from October 2015 to March 2017. 

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 9, 2018