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Fourteen Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney’s Office July 31, 2014
  • Northern District of West Virginia (304) 234-0100

MARTINSBURG, WV—A Baltimore man is alleged to be the leader of a drug trafficking ring that led to large quantities of heroin being distributed in the Eastern Panhandle.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that 9 arrests were made on charges contained in a 24-count Indictment returned by a Federal Grand Jury. According to Ihlenfeld, the Indictment alleges that the defendants were involved in a conspiracy to distribute heroin from 2008 to July 22, 2014, in the Berkeley, Jefferson, Grant and Hardy County areas.

Thus far, of the 14 defendants, nine were arrested this week; three are in custody on related charges; and, the agents are still looking for two defendants.

The names of those arrested are:

  1. Tavon Darrell Moore, also known as “Frank”, also known as “Lodo”, age 30, of Baltimore, Maryland
  2. Aaron Daniel Rose a/k/a “Fat Boy,” age 29, of Kearneysville, West Virginia
  3. Courtney Danielle McDonald, age 24, of Martinsburg
  4. Crystalin Nicole Holliday, age 24, of Martinsburg
  5. Susan Renee Underwood, age 31, of Martinsburg
  6. Melissa Bailey, age 25, of Petersburg, West Virginia
  7. Kimberly Michelle Bailey, age 32, of Petersburg
  8. Pamela Jean Bailey, age 30, of Petersburg
  9. Thomas Richard Greenfield, Jr., age 57, of Martinsburg


Those in custody on related charges

  1. Stephanie Lee Butts, also known as “Stephanie Zavala,” also known as Tater, age 37
  2. Christian Nicole Pierce, age 21
  3. Brandy Netz, age 29

The names of those still wanted are

  1. Tony Calvin Collins, age 29, of Petersburg
  2. Brenda Michelle Sams, age 34, of Brandywine, Maryland


The 24-count Indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to distribute heroin; possession with intent to distribute heroin; attempted distribution of heroin; distribution of heroin, crack cocaine, oxycodone, morphine and methamphetamine; using the telephone to distribute drugs; and, interstate transportation to aid in the distribution of heroin. Specifically:

Moore is named in the conspiracy count alleging he was responsible for the distribution of more than 1 kilogram of heroin, two counts for the illegal use of a telephone to distribute drugs and two counts of interstate transportation. Moore has prior felony convictions in the State of Maryland for possession with intent to distribution, carjacking and possession of a firearm.

Rose is named in the conspiracy count alleging he was responsible for the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin and five additional counts of distribution of heroin.

Butts is named in the conspiracy count alleges she was responsible for the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin, one count of distribution of heroin and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin.

Pierce is named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin. Collins, Sams, Holliday and Underwood are named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin.

McDonald is named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin, four counts of distribution of heroin, one count of distribution of oxycodone, three counts of distribution of morphine and one count of attempted distribution of heroin.

Netz is named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin, one count of distribution of crack cocaine and one count of distribution of heroin.

Melissa Bailey is named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin, three counts of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of distribution of heroin.

Kimberly Bailey is named in the conspiracy count alleging the distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin, one count of distribution of hydrocodone, one count of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of distribution of heroin.

Pamela Bailey is named in one count of distribution of methamphetamine

Greenfield is named in one count of distribution of oxycodone and one count of distribution of morphine.

The United States is also seeking the forfeiture of a $208,500 money judgment which constitutes the proceeds of the illegal activity.

If convicted, Moore faces a mandatory 20 years to life in prison, Rose and McDonald face up to 40 years and the other defendants face up to 20 years on the conspiracy charge, up to 10 years on the morphine distribution charge, up to 20 years on the other possession and distribution charges; up to four years on the illegal use of a communication facility charges and up to five years on the interstate transportation charges.

The case will be prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod J. Douglas and was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police—Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department; and, the Potomac Highlands Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the West Virginia State Police—Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

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