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Two sentenced for selling heroin, other drugs

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Two individuals were sentenced in federal court in Martinsburg today on drug trafficking charges, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Christopher Michael Walls, 30, of Clarksburg, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for selling oxycodone in Harrison County in January 2014. He pled guilty in July 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone – Aiding and Abetting” following an investigation by the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative.

Joshua Rollyson, 31, of Sutton, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for selling heroin in Braxton County in November 2013. He pled guilty in October 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin” following an investigation by the West Virginia State Police.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Cogar prosecuted Rollyson and Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Warner prosecuted Walls on behalf of the government.

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

Updated January 8, 2016