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Berkeley County man sentenced for heroin distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Carl Cedric Booth, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for distributing heroin, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Booth, age 21, pled guilty to one count of “Possession With the Intent to Distribute Heroin” in December 2017. Booth admitted to distributing heroin in October 2016 in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

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 and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the West Virginia State Police investigated. 

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

Updated January 30, 2019

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