Huntington woman sentenced to nine years in Federal prison for possession with intent to deliver heroin

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced  that Jazzmyn Rochon Litzy, aka Zoe, 35, from Cabell County, West Virginia, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin.

In December of 2014, a member of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) working in an undercover capacity, bought drugs twice from Litzy.   Following these drug deals, DEA obtained a search warrant for Litzy’s Huntington home at 127 Oakland Avenue. During the search, agents found more than 70 grams of heroin, and several guns. Litzy was previously convicted of robbery in 2001, and drug trafficking and tampering with evidence in 2007.  These felony convictions make it a federal crime for Litzy to possess any firearm.

Today’s sentence was imposed by Chief United States District Court Judge Robert C. Chambers.

The investigation is being conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Huntington Police Department, the West Virginia State Police, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant United States Attorney Timothy D. Boggess handled the prosecution.

This case was prosecuted as part of an ongoing effort led by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia to combat the illicit sale and misuse of prescription drugs and heroin. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, joined by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, is committed to aggressively pursuing and shutting down illegal pill trafficking, eliminating open air drug markets, and curtailing the spread of opiate painkillers and heroin in communities across the Southern District.