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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 26, 2016

Detroit man sentenced for heroin distribution

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – James Leon Fisher, 29, of Detroit, Michigan was sentenced to 30 months in prison for heroin distribution, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Fisher pled guilty in April 2016 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin.”

Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

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

Updated August 26, 2016