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Ohio County Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Devon Alexander Bertram, age 34, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for selling cocaine.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Bertram sold cocaine base to a confidential informant near a business on Wheeling Island.

Bertram will also be required to report for three years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Carly Nogay prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

This case was investigated by the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.



Updated April 15, 2024

Drug Trafficking