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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Two Hagerstown, Maryland Men Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking

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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Delano Alan Butler, 34, and his father, Alan Ira Butler, 58, both of Hagerstown, Maryland, were sentenced for selling heroin near Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Delano Butler was sentenced to 100 months in prison. He pled guilty in August 2014 to one count of "Distribution of Heroin.” Alan Butler, was sentenced to 37 months in prison. He pled guilty in August 2014 to one count of "Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Heroin." The Washington County/Drug Enforcement Administration Hagerstown, Maryland Task Force and the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

In another matter, Dennis Dwayne Butts, 38, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for selling heroin. He pled guilty in September 2014 to one count of "Distribution of Heroin."

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted Delano and Alan Butler and Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Camilletti prosecuted Butts on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 7, 2015