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

Monday, February 6, 2017

Hampshire County man and Berkeley County man sentenced for separate drug-related crimes

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Aaron Matthew Reed, 37, of Romney, West Virginia, and Sean Dickerson, 29, of Martinsburg, West Virginia were sentenced today for separate drug crimes, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Reed was sentenced to 18 months incarceration. In October 2016, a jury found Reed guilty of one count of “Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” Dickerson was sentenced to 18 months incarceration after pleading guilty to one count of “Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin” in November 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski prosecuted both cases on behalf of the government. Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins assisted on the Reed case. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated the Dickerson case. The Reed case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource Criminal Investigation, and the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 6, 2017