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Clarksburg woman sentenced for heroin trafficking

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brittany Hurst, 25, of Clarksburg, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Hurst was discovered in possession of heroin in late 2014 in Harrison County, West Virginia. She pled guilty in February 2015 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin – Aiding and Abetting.”

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Stephen Warner and Andrew Cogar along with former Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated April 15, 2016

Drug Trafficking