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Fayette County man sentenced for drug distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Darrell Ernest Reese, of Robson, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 77 months of incarceration for heroin distribution, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Reese, age 44, pled guilty in March 2021 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.” Reese admitted to working with another to distribute heroin in March 2019 in Harrison County.

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

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.


Updated September 2, 2021

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