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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 30, 2018

Clarksburg man sentenced for role in a drug distribution operation

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Colton Justice Kallel, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months incarceration for his role in a drug distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Kallel, age 22, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Fentanyl” and one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Fentanyl in Proximity of a Protected Location” in March 2018. Kallel admitted to selling fentanyl on July 11, 2017 in Harrison County. He also admitted to selling fentanyl near Clarksburg City Park, on July 31, 2017 in Harrison County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci M. Cook prosecuted the case 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. 
 
Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 30, 2018