MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A Maryland man has been sentenced for his role in a fentanyl distribution

operation in the Eastern Panhandle.   

The US Attorney’s Office reports Warren Thomas Gray, also known as “Stix,” age 25, of
Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced this week to 24 months for his role in an Eastern Panhandle fentanyl
trafficking operation.
According to court documents and statements made in court, Gray was one of the ringleaders of
the fentanyl trafficking operation, supplying fentanyl from Baltimore to Shanklin and others to
distribute in Hampshire, Mineral, and Morgan Counties. During the investigation, officers seized
several firearms, ammunition, and U.S. currency.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.
The Potomac Highlands Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, led the investigation. The
Task Force consists of members from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement
Administration, the West Virginia State Police, the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, the
Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office, the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office, the Grant County Sheriff’s
Office, and the Keyser Police Department. The Hampshire County Prosecutor’s Office assisted.
U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.