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

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Harrison County man indicted on drug charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy Rock, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was indicted by a federal grand jury today on drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Rock, age 41, was indicted on four counts of “Distribution of Heroin.” Rock is accused of distributing heroin in Harrison County in July, September, and October 2016.

Rock faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000 for each count. 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 Andrew R. Cogar is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the West Virginia State Police investigated. 

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Drug Trafficking
Updated September 4, 2019