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

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Maryland man sentenced for drug distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William Tillman, 50, of Annapolis, Maryland was sentenced to 21 months in prison for heroin distribution, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Tillman admitted to distributing heroin in April 2014 in Berkeley County, WV. He pled guilty in April 2016 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin.”

West Virginia Assistant Attorney General and Special Assistant United States Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

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

Drug Trafficking
Updated July 26, 2016