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Berkeley County man sentenced for drug charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Douglas Mills, of Hedgesville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to probation for cocaine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Mills, also known as “D,” age 27, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base” in July 2018. Mills admitted to selling cocaine in Berkeley County in August 2015.

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, the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Martinsburg Police Department investigated.

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

Updated October 29, 2018