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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 5, 2016

Wheeling Island man sentenced for heroin distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Justin Thomas Mann, 28, of Wheeling Island, was sentenced to 23 months in prison for distributing heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Mann sold heroin in Ohio County, West Virginia in February 2016. He pled guilty in September 2016 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Martin, also of the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 5, 2016