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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 10, 2015

Clarksburg man sentenced for heroin, marijuana trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Marcus McBride, 25, of Clarksburg, was sentenced today to twelve months and one day in prison for his role in possessing and distributing heroin and marijuana in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

An investigation by the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, revealed that McBride utilized his Clarksburg, West Virginia residence to further the unlawful storage, distribution, and use of heroin and marijuana throughout late 2014.

McBride pled guilty in March 2015 to one count of “Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises – Aiding and Abetting.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 8, 2016