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Berkeley County woman admits to heroin distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Martinsburg, West Virginia woman has admitted to her role in a heroin distribution operation, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Brandy May, age 36, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin.” She admitted to conspiring with others to distribute heroin in Berkeley County in February and March 2017.

May faces up to 20 years 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. 

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Lydia Lehman is prosecuting the cases on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated

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

Updated October 20, 2017

Drug Trafficking