Jeremiah Robert Dodrill, 34, of Spelter, West Virginia, was sentenced on Wednesday, January 20, to 21 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Jeremiah Dodrill sold heroin in October 2014 near Spelter Park, a playground located in Harrison County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in October 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a Protected Location.”

Jeremiah Dodrill’s wife, Kasandra Faith Dodrill, 27, also of Spelter, allowed the Harrison County, West Virginia residence that she shared with Jeremiah Dodrill to be used to store and distribute heroin. She pled guilty in October 2015 to one count of “Maintaining Drug- Involved Premises – Aiding and Abetting.” She was sentenced on Wednesday, January 20, to 4 months in prison.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Editor’s Note: The information above is directly from a press release from the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of West Virginia.

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