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

Monday, March 5, 2018

Martinsburg man sentenced for drug charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Fenel Baptiste, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 18 months incarceration for distributing cocaine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Baptiste, age 32, pled guilty to one count of “Possession With the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance” in November 2017. Baptiste admitted to selling crack cocaine in Berkeley County in August 2015.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Anna Z. Krasinski and Lara K. Omps-Botteicher 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 Gina M. Groh presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated March 5, 2018