Huntington man sentenced on heroin charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced  that Mark R. Tabb, 46, of Huntington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.

Tabb pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin in October 2014. During a search of his home in the 500 block of 4th Avenue on Aug. 12, 2012, Tabb was found to be in possession of more than 10 grams of heroin, which he intended to sell.

Chief United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence.

The case was investigated by the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Greg McVey was in charge of the prosecution.