Pittsburgh man sentenced for drug charge

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Raimonte Gordon Gaston, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 15 months of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Gaston, also known as “Boog,” “Barkley Boo,” “Barkley,” and “Ray,” 28, pleaded guilty in June 2021 to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl.” Gaston admitted to working with another to distribute heroin and fentanyl from September 2018 to January 2019 in Harrison County and elsewhere.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Greater Harrison Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Bridgeport Police Department investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

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