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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 18, 2018

Martinsburg man sentenced for drug distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Charles Leroy Palmer, III, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for distributing heroin, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Palmer, age 24, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin” in March 2018. Palmer admitted to distributing more than 100 grams of heroin in June 2017 in Berkeley 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 case was investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Martinsburg City Police Department. 
 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.
 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated June 18, 2018