Heroin dealers plead guilty to federal charges
BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Randolph Ingram, 55, of Detroit; and Rachel Jade Corrigan, 26, of Huntington, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to heroin charges.
Ingram admitted that on Sept. 27, 2014, he used a phone to arrange a heroin sale with a confidential informant in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Corrigan admitted to assisting Ingram by transporting the heroin from Huntington to Lewisburg, and taking the money from the sale back to Huntington.
Immediately following the drug deal, authorities arrested Ingram and Corrigan, and recovered the heroin and money.
Ingram faces up to four years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. Corrigan faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a $1 million fine. Both are scheduled to be sentenced on June 17, 2015.
United States District Judge Irene C. Berger presided over the plea hearings.
This case is being investigated by the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney John File is handling the prosecution.
This case is being prosecuted as part of the Greenbrier Valley Heroin and Pill Initiative, an ongoing effort by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia to combat the sale of heroin and the illicit sale of prescription drugs. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, joined by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, is committed to aggressively pursuing and shutting down the spread of opiate painkillers in communities across the Southern District.