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Ohio man sentenced for heroin, cocaine trafficking

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Rayshawn L. Ball, 31, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced today in federal court to 41 months incarceration for heroin and cocaine trafficking, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced today.

Ball engaged in heroin and cocaine trafficking in Ohio County, West Virginia throughout late 2014 and early 2015. Ball pled guilty to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I and Schedule II Controlled Substances” in December 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah W. Montoro prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated May 16, 2017

Drug Trafficking