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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Jefferson County man sentenced for cocaine charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Joroy Nigel Twyman, of Ranson, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for distributing cocaine base, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Twyman, age 40, pled guilty to one count of “Possess with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base” in August 2019. Twyman admitted to distributing cocaine base in April 2017 in Jefferson County.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 19, 2019