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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Monday, November 6, 2017

Berkeley County man sentenced for his role in heroin trafficking ring

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Hedgesville, West Virginia man was sentenced today to 115 months incarceration for heroin distribution, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Wayne Kegley, age 44, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin” in June 2017. Kegley admitted to his role in a heroin distribution operation in Berkeley County and Baltimore, Maryland in June 2016. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated November 6, 2017