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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
Acting UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 



December 15, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Three Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Three individuals were sentenced on December 11, 2009, in United States District Court in Martinsburg by Chief Judge John P. Bailey.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that:

CEDRIC A. SMITH, age 26, of Washington, DC, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release. SMITH entered a plea of guilty on October 5, 2009, to one count of distribution of crack cocaine on July 13, 2006, in Berkeley County, West Virginia. SMITH, who is free on bond, will self report to the designated Federal institution on January 15, 2010.

SEAN TYREE DICKERSON, age 22, of Forestville, Maryland, was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment to be followed by 3 years of supervised release. DICKERSON entered a plea of guilty on October 5, 2009, to one count of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine on July 13, 2006, in Berkeley County, West Virginia. DICKERSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.

These cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and were investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department. PRESS RELEASE

KAY F. BERRY, age 58, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. BERRY entered a plea of guilty on October 1, 2009, to one count of distribution of oxycodone on November 21, 2007, in Berkeley County, West Virginia. SPAUR, who is free on bond, will self report to the designated Federal institution on January 15, 2010.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the Department of Veterans Affairs-Office of Inspector General.

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