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Wheeling woman sentenced for heroin, fentanyl distribution

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Angel Rae Klein, 28, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced to ten months in prison for distributing heroin that contained fentanyl, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Klein possessed and sold heroin in throughout late 2014 and early 2015 in Ohio County, West Virginia. She pled guilty in June 2016 to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl.”

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Randy Bernard 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.

Updated October 31, 2016

Drug Trafficking