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Berkeley County man admits to cocaine distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tion Rector Jackson, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Jackson, age 28, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.” Jackson admitted to selling cocaine base in November 2017 in Berkeley County.

Jackson faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and The West Virginia State Police investigated. 

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

Updated April 11, 2019

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