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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Pennsylvania Resident Enters Plea Of Guilty In Federal Court

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 23 year old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, resident entered a plea of guilty on April 10, 2013, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Magistrate Judge John S. Kull.

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

DANNY POSTON entered a plea of guilty to “Possession with Intent to Distribute in Excess of 28 Grams of Cocaine Base within 1,000 Feet of Monticello Avenue Playground” on June 2, 2011. POSTON, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces 5 to 80 years imprisonment and a $4,000,000 fine.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley 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