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Maryland woman admits to heroin distribution

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Chasity Chandae Stone, of Brooklyn, Maryland, has admitted to heroin distribution, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Stone, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.” Stone admitted to being in possession of heroin with the intent of distributing in May 2015 in Berkeley County.

Stone faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara K. Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated November 15, 2017

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