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Berkeley County man sentenced for 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, was sentenced today to 51 months incarceration for cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Jackson, age 29, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base” in April 2019. Jackson admitted to selling cocaine base in November 2017 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and The West Virginia State Police investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated August 5, 2019

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