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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 22, 2016

Fairmont man sentenced for heroin distribution

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Daniel Ross Sims, 27, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to twelve months and one day in prison for distributing heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Sims pled guilty in April 2016 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.”

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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 22, 2016