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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Huntington Man Admits Being A Heroin Dealer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Mark R. Tabb, 46, of Huntington, West Virginia  pled guilty today in federal court in Huntington to possession with intent to distribute heroin.  On August 15, 2012, Tabb was arrested at his 4th Avenue home by officers with the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force.  In a search of his home conducted at the time of his arrest, officers located more than ten grams of heroin and $9,500 in cash.  Tabb admitted that the heroin was his and he intended to sell it in the Huntington area.  Tabb faces up to 20 years imprisonment and up to a $1 million fine when he is sentenced on January 26, 2015.

Updated January 7, 2015