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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 – Dandre Trayham, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced this week to 51 months of incarceration for distributing heroin, fentanyl, cocaine base, and cocaine hydrochloride, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Trayham, age 33, pleaded guilty in February 2022 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine Base, and Cocaine Hydrochloride.” He admitted to working with others to sell the drugs from August 2020 o June 2021 in Berkeley County and elsewhere.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher 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 Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated September 22, 2022

Drug Trafficking