Martinsburg woman admits to drug charge

A syringe with ampoules, white powder, a five-dollar bill with bullets and a gun lying on a black glass background. Dangerous bad habits, addiction to drugs and gambling. Crime because of drugs.

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tinesha Joann Burrows, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Burrows, 37, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl and Heroin.” Burrows admitted to working with another to distribute fentanyl and heroin in February 2019 in Berkeley County.

Burrows faces up to 20 years of incarceration and fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy D. Helman is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Washington County, Maryland Task Force investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.


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