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Pennsylvania man sentenced for role in a drug distribution operation

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Armand Taylor, of Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 18 months incarceration for his role in a drug distribution operation, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Taylor, also known as “Scrap,” age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin” in October 2019. Taylor admitted to selling heroin in June 2017 in Harrison County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force and the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation. 
Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated February 5, 2020

Drug Trafficking