CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A White Sulphur Springs heroin dealer pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Gerald Tyrone King, 37, entered his guilty plea to distribution of heroin.
King admitted that on May 27, 2016, he sold heroin to a confidential informant working with law enforcement. The drug deal took place in White Sulphur Springs.
King faces up to 20 years in federal prison when he is sentenced on October 18, 2017.
The Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force conducted the investigation. Assistant United States Attorney John File is handling the prosecution. The plea hearing was held before United States District Judge Irene C. Berger.