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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Two Co-Defendants Sentenced On Crack Cocaine Charges

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Two individuals were sentenced on April 10,
2013, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

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

DEAUNDRE HALL, age 23, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 77 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. HALL entered a plea of guilty on December 12, 2012, to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Stealey Park Playground” on July 26, 2011. HALL was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

WILLIAM JACKSON, age 46, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 71 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. JACKSON entered a plea of guilty on December 6, 2012, to “Distribution of Cocaine” on March 23, 2012, in Clarksburg. JACKSON, who is on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on May 25,
2013.

The case was 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