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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 29, 2016

Martinsburg man sentenced for heroin distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Matthew Dylan Harrison, 26, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for distributing heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Harrison pled guilty in May 2016 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin.”

Special Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie Taylor, also of the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Updated August 29, 2016