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Press Release

Detroit Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that Quandale Turk, also known as “Q”, 43, of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 16 months in prison for his conviction on federal drug charges. Turk previously pled guilty to an indictment charging him with two counts of aiding and abetting the distribution of heroin.

“Throughout my tenure as U.S. Attorney, my team has worked in close partnership with law enforcement to get poison peddlers off the streets of Huntington,” said United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  “Without question, we have made a difference.”

Turk admitted that on February 16, 2017 and May 1, 2017, he directed Dahran Montgomery to distribute heroin to a confidential informant in Huntington. 

The Huntington Police Department conducted the investigation.   United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.  Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor handled the prosecution.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:18-cr-00213.



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Updated February 22, 2021

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