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
Tunnelton, West Virginia, Resident
Sentenced to 5+ Years on Cocaine Charge
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 36 year old Tunnelton, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on July 22, 2009, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.
United States Attorney Sharon L. Potter announced that KEVIN MICHAEL KNOTTS was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment to be followed by three years supervised release. KNOTTS entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment on March 20, 2009, charging him with the distribution of “crack” cocaine on March 1, 2008, in Monongalia County.
KNOTTS is currently free on bond and will self-report to a designated federal institution.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley. The case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
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