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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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March 4, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sixteen Named in Federal Indictments

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Sixteen defendants were named in Indictments returned by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on March 2, 2010.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that:

TERRANCE ANDERSON, age 28, an inmate at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Hazelton, was named in a two-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on April 6, 2009; and possessing marijuana on April 6, 2009. If convicted, ANDERSON faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count.

LESLIE BROCKINGTON, age 42, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on July 13, 2009. If convicted, BROCKINGTON faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

MARCUS BROOKS, age 31, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a three-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment alleges that BROOKS assaulted another person with a dangerous weapon with the intent to do bodily harm on April 30, 2009. Count Two of the Indictment alleges that BROOKS possessed an object that was designed as a weapon on April 30, 2009. Count Three of the Indictment alleges that BROOKS forcibly resisted Correctional Officers and made physical contact with the officers and used a dangerous weapon on April 30, 2009. If convicted, BROOKS faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count One of the Indictment; a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count Two of the Indictment; and a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count Three of the Indictment.

MICHAEL CEASAR, age 34, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a two-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment alleges that CEASAR assaulted another person with a dangerous weapon with the intent to do bodily harm on August 22, 2008. Count Two of the Indictment alleges that CEASAR possessed an object that was designed as a weapon on August 22, 2008. If convicted, CEASAR faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count One of the Indictment and a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count Two of the Indictment.

MICHAEL LITTLE, age 30, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a two-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment alleges that LITTLE possessed an object that was designed as a weapon on April 30, 2009. Count Two of the Indictment alleges that LITTLE forcibly resisted Correctional Officers and made physical contact with the officers and used a dangerous weapon on April 30, 2009. If convicted, LITTLE faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count One of the Indictment and a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on Count Two of the Indictment.

TONY LEE MILLER, age 38, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on May 4, 2009. If convicted, MILLER faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

KYLE DWAYNE MOSELY, age 24, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on April 17, 2009. If convicted, MOSELY faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

DOMINIQUE OUTLAW, age 29, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was named in a three-count Superseding Indictment . The Superseding Indictment alleges that OUTLAW assaulted another inmate with a dangerous weapon without just cause and with the intent to do bodily harm on three occasions on April 16, 2009. If convicted, OUTLAW faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count of the Superseding Indictment.

The cases were investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Special Investigative Services at USP Hazelton.

The cases will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David E. Godwin.

JUAN LUIS DOMINGUEZ, age 33, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) Gilmer, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on August 22, 2009.

DELONTA FOSTER, age 39, an inmate at FCI Gilmer, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on March 27, 2009.

LUIS RUBEN PADILLA-RAMIREZ, age 43, an inmate at FCI Gilmer, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with possessing an object that was designed as a weapon on August 22, 2009.

If convicted, the defendants each face a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The cases were investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Special Investigative Services at FCI Gilmer.

The cases will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David E. Godwin.

JEREMY DEAL, age 31, of Sutton, West Virginia, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with making false declarations before a Grand Jury. The Indictment alleges that DEAL appeared as a witness under oath at a proceeding before the Grand Jury on November 3, 2009, and made false declarations pertaining to traveling to Wal-Mart to purchase ammunition. DEAL was arrested on March 3, 2010, on the charge contained in the Indictment. DEAL had an Initial Appearance before Magistrate Juge John S. Kaull and was released on bond. If convicted, DEAL faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

CARLA D. EVANS, age 30, of Shinnston, West Virginia, was named in a one-count Indictment. The Indictment alleges that EVANS, a Postal Service employee, converted to her own use money and property coming into her hands and under her control, specifically a stamp shortage of $429.69 and 11 unreported United States Postal Service money orders totaling $1,056.29 from December 12, 2008, until September 30, 2009, in Wyatt, Harrison County. If convicted, EVANS faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Angus Morgan. The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service - Office of Inspector General.

JOEL LEVINE, age 44, of Fairmont, was named in a three-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment alleges that LEVINE made a false statement in the acquisition of a firearm on February 23, 2009, in Monongalia County. Count Two of the Indictment alleges that LEVINE, having been previously convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, unlawfully possessed ammunition on March 7, 2009, in Harrison County. Count Three of the Indictment alleges that LEVINE unlawfully possessed firearms on May 12, 2009, in Marion County. If convicted, LEVINE faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count of the Indictment. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

JAMES G. MOORE, JR., age 32, was named in a one-count Indictment alleging that MOORE, having been conviction of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year, knowingly possessed a firearm on November 6, 2009, in Fairmont. If convicted, MOORE faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sherry L. Muncy and was investigated by the United States Marshal Service.

DANNY LEE MORGAN, JR., age 30, of Braxton, West Virginia, was named in a two-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment alleges that MORGAN, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, unlawfully possessed firearms on February 25, 2009, in Braxton County. Count Two of the Indictment alleges that MORGAN stole firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer on February 25, 2009, in Braxton County. If convicted, MORGAN faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count of the Indictment. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

It should be noted that the charges contained in the Indictments are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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