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Wheeling Woman Receives 11 Months for Selling Cocaine

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 Krista Dennis, 28, of Wheeling, WV, was sentenced Feb. 2 to 11 months in prison for selling crack cocaine near a protected location, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

An investigation by the Benwood Police Department, the Marshall County Drug  and Violent Crime Task Force, and the Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force revealed that Dennis sold crack cocaine in July 2014 within 1,000 feet of a protected location. 

Both task forces are HIDTA-funded initiatives. 

Dennis pled guilty in December 2014 to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base Near a Protected Location.”

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