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Berkeley County woman admits to fentanyl charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Alyssa Paige Miller, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a fentanyl charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Miller, 24, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl.” Miller admitted to working with another to sell fentanyl in January and February 2021 in Berkeley County.

Miller faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy D. Helman is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated August 4, 2022

Topics
Opioids
Drug Trafficking