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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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

April 18, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Two Federal Inmates in Court for
Possessing Prohibited Objects

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — One Federal Inmate was sentenced and another entered a guilty plea on April 7 and 8, 2011, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

TERRANCE BOOTH, age 46, was sentenced to three months imprisonment to run consecutive to his current sentence of 35 months imprisonment, after pleading guilty to possessing a cell phone on July 15, 2010, at the satellite camp at USP Hazelton. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Investigative Services Unit at USP Hazelton.

ANTONIO HALFACRE, age 22, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with possessing a homemade weapon, also known as a shank, on January 26, 2010, while an inmate at FCI Gilmer. HALFACRE faces a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Investigative Services Unit at FCI Gilmer.

The cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Flower.

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