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Pennsylvania Man Sentenced For Selling Heroin Near WV Playground

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

1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Tara Tighe, Public Affairs Specialist

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Rayson Brown, 23, of West Homestead, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 37 months in prison for selling heroin near a local playground, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

A West Virginia State Police Investigation revealed that Brown sold heroin near the Star City Playground in Star City, West Virginia. He pled guilty in July 2014 to one count of Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Heroin within 1000’ of Protected Location.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 7, 2015