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Charles Town, WV man sentenced to 2 ½ years for heroin trafficking

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Woodward, 34, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Woodward was discovered in possession of heroin in May 2014 during an investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. He pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.”

In another matter, Justin Troy Clark, 22, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced to 8 months in prison for selling crack cocaine in Martinsburg, West Virginia in October 2013. He pled guilty in January 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base,” following an investigation by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul Camilletti prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 8, 2016