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Press Release

Huntington Man Sentenced for Fentanyl-related Drug Crime

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man was sentenced today to two and one-half years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for the distribution of heroin.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Eric Mashawn McNeely, Jr., 30, sold approximately 2.97 grams of heroin with the presence of fentanyl during a controlled buy in Huntington on February 28, 2019.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative efforts of the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force and the Huntington Police Department.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe prosecuted the case.

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. 3:21-cr-00122.




Updated May 2, 2022

Drug Trafficking