Harpers Ferry woman sentenced after conviction for selling fentanyl on Shepherd University campus

08 March 2024- Hannah Marie Behm, age 54, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for the distribution of fentanyl within 1,000 feet of a protected location.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Behm was selling fentanyl pills on and around the campus of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. During a traffic stop, officers found Behm with 133 capsules containing a mixture that included fentanyl.

Behm will be required to report for supervised release for six years following her prison sentence.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel Salem 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.

U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.