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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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

 

May 3, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Inmate Sentenced on Possession Charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A federal inmate entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced on April 29, 2010, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that CLAYTON CAWOOD, age 38, a federal inmate at USP Hazelton, entered a plea of guilty to one count of possession of a prohibited object (two shanks) on September 15, 2009. Judge Keeley sentenced CAWOOD to 6 months imprisonment to run consecutive to the sentence he is currently serving.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Investigative Services at FCI Hazelton. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys David E. Godwin and Sherry L. Muncy.

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