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Hampshire County woman admits to drug charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA –Ashley N. Rohrbaugh, of Purgitsville, West Virginia, has admitted to a heroin distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Rohrbaugh, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin.” Rohrbaugh admitted to conspiring with another to distribute heroin in Hardy County from January to April 2017. 

Rohrbaugh 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 Traci M. Cook is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated September 24, 2018

Drug Trafficking