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Michigan man admits to role in cocaine and heroin distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jerel Seahorn, of Detroit, Michigan, has admitted to drug distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Seahorn, also known as “L,” age 33, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin.” Seahorn admitted to selling heroin in March 2018 in Monongalia County.

Seahorn faces up to 20 years incarceration 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 Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated August 23, 2019

Drug Trafficking