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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Four Harrison County Residents Sentenced On Crack Cocaine Charges

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Four Harrison County Residents were sentenced on April 9, 2013, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

TYQUAY WILLIAMS a/k/a “LOON,” age 20 of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 97 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. WILLIAMS entered a plea of guilty on December 7, 2012, to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Monticello Avenue Park Playground” on March 5, 2012. WILLIAMS, was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

DANTE DUPREE, age 40, of Bridgeport, West Virginia, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. DUPREE entered a plea of guilty on November 28, 2012, to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Glen Elk City Park” on June 21, 2012. DUPREE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

BRADLEY HUTSON, age 53, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. HUTSON entered a plea of guilty on November 28, 2012, to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Glen Elk City Park” on March 22, 2012. HUTSON’s sentenced was increased due to his drug usage while on pretrial release. HUTSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

REBECCA POWELL, age 50, of West Milford, West Virginia, was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. POWELL entered a plea of guilty on December 4, 2012 to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Glen Elk City Park” on March 22, 2012. POWELL, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on May 9, 2013.

These cases were prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan and investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Bridgeport Police Department.

Updated January 7, 2015