BLUEFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Mercer County man was sentenced to two years and six months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of hydromorphone.
According to court documents and statements made in court, Eric Hendricks, 46, of Bluefield, admitted he sold four hydromorphone pills for $100 to a confidential informant in the Bluefield area on February 26, 2018. Hendricks further admitted to selling four hydromorphone pills to a confidential informant on February 21, 2018, and again on March 7, 2018.
United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.
Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney John L. File prosecuted the case.