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Jefferson County man sentenced on drug charges

Kearneysville man sentenced after guilty plea on drug charges

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An Eastern Panhandle man has been sentenced on drug distribution charges by the United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia.

Gerald Gibbs, 30, of Kearneysville was sentenced to 105 months in prison, after pleading guilty last year for participating in a drug distribution operation, according to the United States Attorney's Office.

In December 2017, Gibbs pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

According to court documents, Gibbs admitted to conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, and 28 grams or more of cocaine between June 2016 and March 2017.

The crimes took place in Jefferson County.

Gibbs was also ordered to forfeit $16,774, a .380 pistol, a .410 shotgun and three luxury vehicles.

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