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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Harrison County man admits to role in heroin distribution operation

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Bridgeport, West Virginia man has admitted to his role in a heroin distribution operation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

David C. Chalfant, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin” Chalfant admitted to selling heroin in March 2016 in Harrison County.

Chalfant 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 Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated May 29, 2018