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Fayette County man admits to drug distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Keith Edward Ross, of Oak Hill, West Virginia, has admitted to heroin distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Ross, age 45, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.” Ross admitted to working with another to distribute heroin in March 2019 in Harrison County.

Ross faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated February 4, 2020

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