Fayette County man faces up to 40 years for drug delivery

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — A Fayette County man will serve up to 40 years in prison after a Wednesday sentencing hearing for drug delivery convictions.

Christopher M. Shepherd, age unknown, of Oak Hill, was sentenced to between four and 40 years after entering guilty pleas last month on charges of delivering heroin and methamphetamine.

According to the Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Shepherd delivered both methamphetamine and heroin to a confidential informant in 2016.

The crimes occurred in Oak Hill and Scarbro, both in Fayette County.

The Central West Virginia Drug Task Force investigated.

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