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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 21, 2018

Mineral County woman sentenced drug distribution charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Autumn Breann Ward, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced to five years probation for a drug distribution charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Ward, age 34, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin” in February 2018. Ward admitted to selling heroin in August 2016 in Mineral County.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney C. Lydia Lehman, also with the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigated. 
 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated May 21, 2018