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Wheeling Island woman sentenced for heroin distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Carla Webb Daniels, of Wheeling Island, West Virginia, has been sentenced to 12 months and one day incarceration to be followed by six years supervised release for 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” in April 2018. Daniels admitted to distributing heroin in close proximity to Wheeling Central Catholic High School in Wheeling on February 16, 2017. 

Daniels was also ordered to forfeit a 2005 food trailer and $5,547.26 seized on March 8, 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted 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. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated December 13, 2018

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