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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Martinsburg man convicted of heroin trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William Thomas Stine, 39, of Martinsburg, was convicted of heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Stine was one of 41 individuals charged in May 2015 in a 163-count federal heroin trafficking indictment. He was discovered in possession of heroin in February 2015.

Stine pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.” He faces up to 20 years in prison 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. Attorneys Anna Krasinski and Paul Camilletti prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 8, 2016