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Berkeley County, WV man sentenced for cocaine trafficking

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Thomas Edward King, Jr., 43, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

King sold cocaine in Berkeley County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in October 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base.” 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Camilletti and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Taylor, also of the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Updated January 11, 2016

Topic
Drug Trafficking