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

Friday, November 4, 2016

Michigan man sentenced for heroin distribution

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Keith Antonio Cohens, 35, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for distributing heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Cohens distributed heroin in Monongalia County, West Virginia, after he transported it from Detroit, Michigan into West Virginia. He pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin,” in May 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Drug Trafficking
Updated November 4, 2016