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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to heroin distribution

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Keith Derwin Freeman, 43, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to heroin distribution in federal court today, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Freeman admitted to selling heroin in Berkeley County, West Virginia in September 2015. He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 31, 2016