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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 5, 2020

Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man has pled guilty to a drug crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Terry Alan Blackmon, Jr., 34, pled guilty to one count of distribution of heroin. 

“The cooperative efforts of federal, state and local law enforcement have snared another heroin dealer in Huntington,”  said United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  “We’re working together to rid our communities of dangerous drug dealers and to keep our families safe.”

Blackmon admitted that on September 24, 2019, he distributed approximately 2 grams of heroin to a confidential informant at a residence located on 6th Street in Huntington.

Blackmon faces up to 20 years in prison when sentenced on January 19, 2021.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) Southern West Virginia Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) West Task Force, the FBI, the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office, and the West Virginia State Police conducted the investigation.  United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe is handling 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. 3:19-cr-00290.

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated October 5, 2020