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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 27, 2014

Fairmont Man Sentenced To 41 Months In Prison For Cocaine Distribution


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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Fairmont, West Virginia man was sentenced to 41 months in prison for distributing crack cocaine, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Desean Aaron, 24, pled guilty in April 2014 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base” after an investigation by the Three Rivers Drug Task Force. Aaron, who is currently incarcerated at the North Central Regional Jail in Greenwood, West Virginia, will be given credit for time served since February 2014.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 7, 2015