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WV man sentenced to two years for heroin trafficking

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tony Calvin Collins, 20, of Maysville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Collins was discovered in possession of heroin in January 2014 in Moorefield, West Virginia during an Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigation. The Task Force is a HIDTA-funded initiative. Collins pled guilty in November 2014 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 8, 2016