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Wetzel County woman sentenced for heroin distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Jane Grace Dawson, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 30 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William J Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Dawson, age 32, pled guilty in January 2020 to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin.” Dawson admitted to working with others to distribute heroin in Wetzel County and elsewhere from March 2019 to August 2019.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated November 2, 2021

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