Skip to main content
Press Release

Pennsylvania man sentenced for heroin trafficking

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy Lamon Cavender, Jr., 26, of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Cavender was discovered in possession of heroin in December 2014 in Harrison County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in June 2015 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Updated January 8, 2016

Drug Trafficking