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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 22, 2015

Convicted felon pleads guilty to possession with intent to deliver heroin

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Jazzmyn Rochon Litzy, aka Zoe, 35, from Cabell County, West Virginia, pleaded guilty in federal court in Huntington to possession with intent to deliver heroin.  In December of 2014, a member of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) working in an undercover capacity, bought drugs twice from Litzy.   Following these drug deals , DEA obtained a search warrant for Litzy’s Huntington home at 127 Oakland Avenue. The search of the home yielded more than 70 grams of heroin, and several firearms.  Litzy was previously convicted of robbery in 2001, and drug trafficking and tampering with evidence in 2007.  These felony convictions make it a federal crime for Litzy to possess any firearm.

Litzy faces up to 20 years in federal prison. She is scheduled to be sentenced on September 21, 2015.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers, presided over the plea hearing.

The investigation is being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Huntington Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant United States Attorney Timothy D. Boggess is handling the prosecution.

Updated June 22, 2015