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Wetzel County man sentenced for distributing heroin

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Caleb McCune, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 33 months incarceration for selling heroin, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

McCune, age 24, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Heroin in Proximity to a Protected Location” in February 2020. McCune admitted to working with another to sell heroin near Bruce Park in Wetzel County in April 2019.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Marshall County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated June 24, 2020

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