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

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Two men sentenced for heroin distribution

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Two men, one from Detroit and one from Barbour County, were sentenced for their role in the distribution of heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Jeffrey Motley, 25, of Philippi, West Virginia, was sentenced to 46 months in prison today for distributing heroin. Motley pled guilty in March 2016 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Heroin Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.”

Craig Coffee, 48, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for distributing heroin. Coffee pled guilty in March 2016 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin.”

Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

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

Updated August 25, 2016