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Berkeley County woman sentenced for heroin distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Danielle Ey, 29, of Hedgesville, West Virginia, was sentenced today in federal court to 24 months incarceration for assisting in heroin distribution, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Ey pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin” in January 2017. The crime occurred in March 2016 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative investigated. 

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

Updated May 8, 2017

Drug Trafficking