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Michigan man sentenced for drug distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Delon Phillip Price, of Dearborn, Michigan, was sentenced today to 63 months incarceration for drug distribution, U.S. 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” in August 2019. Price admitted to selling heroin near West Virginia University in November 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted 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 December 10, 2019

Drug Trafficking