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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Detroit man pleads guilty to drug trafficking charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Terrance Wilson, 25, of Detroit, pleaded guilty to interstate travel in aid of drug trafficking.

Wilson admitted that he transported heroin from Detroit to Charleston multiple times in November and December 2014, with the intent to carry out an ongoing business enterprise involving the distribution of the drugs in the Charleston area for profit.

On four occasions between Dec. 1-4, 2014, Wilson provided heroin to a confidential informant working with the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team.

Wilson faces up to five years in federal prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 13, 2015.

United States District Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. presided over the plea hearing.

The case is being investigated by MDENT. Assistant United States Attorney Steven I. Loew is in charge of the prosecution.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 8, 2016