Timothy Lamon Cavender, Jr., 26, of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on September 28 to 46 months in prison for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Cavender was discovered in possession of heroin in December 2014 in Harrison County, West Virginia. He pled guilty in June 2015 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan 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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