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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 30, 2018

Wheeling Island woman admits to heroin distribution

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Carla Webb Daniels, of Wheeling Island, West Virginia, admitted to distributing heroin near an Ohio County school, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Daniels, age 57, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Heroin Within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Daniels admitted to distributing heroin in close proximity to Wheeling Central Catholic High School in Wheeling on February 16, 2017. 

Daniels faces up to 40 years incarceration and a $2,000,000 fine. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendants.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force and the Marshall County Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, HIDTA-funded initiatives, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James E. Seibert presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated April 30, 2018