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Clarksburg man admits to his role in a drug distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jordan Michael Conaway, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, has admitted to his role in a drug distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Conaway, age 23, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Fentanyl in Proximity of a Protected Location.” Conaway admitted to selling fentanyl on April 17, 2017 near Clarksburg City Park in Harrison County.

Conaway faces up to 40 years incarceration  and a fine of up to $2,000,000. 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 Traci M. Cook is prosecuting the cases on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force and the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated March 28, 2018

Drug Trafficking