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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Sharon L. Potter
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 


July 24, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Leesburg, Virginia, Resident Entered
Guilty Pleas to Drug and Firearms Violations

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 41 year old Leesburg, Virginia, resident entered guilty pleas on July 16, 2009, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney Sharon L. Potter announced that DWAINE FEASTER entered pleas of guilty to two counts of an Indictment charging him with one count of distribution of cocaine on December 30, 2008; and one count of using and possessing a firearm in connection with a drug trafficking offense on February 2008.

FEASTER, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of five years to life imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on the drug charge; and 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000 on the firearms charge.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

 

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