9 year federal jail sentence for Falling Waters man after drug trafficking conviction

07 March 2024- Russell Dane Crown, age 54, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 108 months in federal prison for a drug trafficking charge.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Crown was selling methamphetamine, fentanyl, and cocaine base from his home in Berkeley County. Investigators found fentanyl capsules, cocaine base, crystal methamphetamine, three firearms, and cash in his house.

Crown will be required to report for supervised release for three years following his prison sentence.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Kane prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.

The Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office investigated.