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Martinsburg man sentenced to more than 20 years for heroin distribution

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Jonathan Blunt, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced Monday to 250 months incarceration for distributing heroin, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Blunt, age 43, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute more than 100 grams of Heroin” in May 2018. Blunt admitted to distributing heroin in September 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 Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated December 4, 2018

Drug Trafficking