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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 9, 2018

Martinsburg men sentenced for drug distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Two Martinsburg, West Virginia men were sentenced today for heroin distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Christopher Deshaun Walker, age 28, was sentenced to five years probation. Walker pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin” in November 2017. Walker admitted to selling heroin in October 2015 in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Henry Aaron Shepherd, age 36, was sentenced to five years probation. Shepherd pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin” in November 2017.  Shepherd admitted to aiding another in selling heroin in November 2015 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camilletti prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drugs & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.
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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 9, 2018