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Morgantown, WV man sentenced for interstate heroin distribution

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Justin Donald Myers, 37, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced to twelve months and one day in prison for distributing heroin near West Virginia University, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Myers sold heroin in January 2016 in Monongalia County that was transported into the region from Michigan. He pled guilty in June 2016 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

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

Updated October 28, 2016

Drug Trafficking