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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 23, 2015

Martinsburg man sentenced to five years for cocaine trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Courtney Lamar Jenkins, 26, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine throughout Northern West Virginia., United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Jenkins pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Drug Conspiracy” following an investigation by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative. As part of the sentence imposed today, Jenkins will also forfeit his interest in $2,936.00 in United States currency.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 8, 2016