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

Monday, June 18, 2018

Pittsburgh man admits to heroin charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Christopher A. Cobbs, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has admitted to a drug charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Cobbs, also known as “Bro-Bro,” age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin.” Cobbs admitted to selling heroin in July 2015 in Harrison County. 

Cobbs faces up 20 years incarceration and a fine of 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 Shawn M. Adkins is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, are investigating. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated June 19, 2018