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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Philadelphia Resident Sentenced On Cocaine Charge

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 25 year old Philadelphia, Pennsylvania resident, who formerly lived in Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced on March 5, 2013, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: THOMAS WILLIAMS was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. WILLIAMS entered a plea of guilty on November 5, 2012, to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Hydrochloride” on March 3, 2010, at the Travel Lodge in Harrison County. WILLIAMS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and investigated by the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force, consisting of officers from the Bridgeport Police Department; Clarksburg Police Department; Drug Enforcement Administration; West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and, the United States Marshals Service.

Updated January 7, 2015