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Wheeling Island man sentenced for heroin distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Sean David Burt, 33, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 120 months incarceration for distributing heroin, Acting U.S. Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced. 

Burt sold heroin in Ohio County from June 15 to June 30, 2016. Burt pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin” in December 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Belmont County Drug Task Force investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided. 

Updated February 27, 2017

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