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Michigan man admits to drug distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Delon Phillip Price, of Dearborn, Michigan, has admitted to drug distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Price, also known as “Pedro,” age 28, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Price admitted to selling heroin near West Virginia University in November 2017.

Price faces not less than one and up to 40 years incarceration and a fine of up to $2,000,000. 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 Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated August 13, 2019

Drug Trafficking