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Press Release

Wayne County Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Heroin

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jonathan Walker, 29, of Ceredo, pleaded guilty today to distribution of heroin.

According to the plea agreement and statements made during the hearing, Walker admitted that on March 8, 2021, he met an informant in the driveway of his residence on D Street in Ceredo and sold the informant one ounce of heroin for $2,750. 

Walker faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on May 23, 2022.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the plea hearing.  Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie S. Taylor 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-00115.



Updated February 8, 2022

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