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Case Number: 3:19-cr-00155
Judge: Robert C. Chambers
Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (Cabell County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Huntington, WV: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with distribution of heroin.
Maurice Lavelle Miller, Jr., age 31, was charged with distribution drugs for selling approximately 0.8 grams of heroin to a confidential informant on Davis Street in Huntington on February 25, 2019. The substance was confirmed by the West Virginia State Police Laboratory as containing heroin, fentanyl, and a synthetic cannabinoid.
Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnson made the announcement and commended the investigative efforts of the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI’s Southern West Virginia Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) West Task Force.
Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe handled 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-00155.
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - SELL, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE, heroin
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to custody 7 months; supervised release 3 years; special assessment $100.