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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 21, 2018

Martinsburg man sentenced for selling heroin

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Darnell Jermaine Fitzhugh, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to five years probation for heroin distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Fitzhugh, also known as “DC,” age 32, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin” in February 2018. Fitzhugh admitted to selling heroin on July 11, 2016 in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

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, and the  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated May 21, 2018