Grant County residents plead to heroin distribution

ELKINS — A Grant County man and woman pled guilty Tuesday to heroin distribution charges, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Cody Zane Stevenson, age 24, pled guilty to a one count information, charging him with “Distribution of Heroin — Aiding and Abetting.” Stevenson admitted to distributing heroin in May 2016 in Grant County, West Virginia.

Amanda Lynn Bow, 22, pled guilty to a one count information, charging him with “Distribution of Heroin — Aiding and Abetting.” Bow admitted to distributing heroin in May 2016 in Grant County, West Virginia.

Stevenson and Bow each face up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1 million. 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 Sarah W. Montoro prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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