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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 6, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Two Individuals Sentenced on
Drug and Firearms Charges


ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA — Two individuals were sentenced on May 4, 2010, in United States District Court in Elkins by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that:

JOSHUA RYAN MCGUIRE, age 23, of Weston, West Virginia, was sentenced to eight months imprisonment to be served as four months incarceration and four months half-way house, to be followed by three years of supervised release. MCGUIRE entered a plea of guilty on January 25, 2010, to one count of an Indictment charging him with stealing a firearm from a federally licensed firearms dealer on September 18, 2008, in Weston. MCGUIRE, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated federal institution. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner and was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; the Harrison/Lewis County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force; and the Weston Police Department. The Task Force consists of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, the Bridgeport Police Department, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.


FLOYD EDWARD ROBY, age 32, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. ROBY entered a plea of guilty on January 25, 2010, to one count of an Indictment charging him with possessing materials to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on March 26, 2009, in Upshur County. ROBY was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner. The case was investigated by the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department, the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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