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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

April 18, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Five Eastern Panhandle Residents Enter Guilty Pleas to
Drugs, Firearms & Theft Charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Five Eastern Panhandle residents entered guilty pleas on April 13, 14, and 15, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

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

WILLIAM BURR, age 58, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with theft of government funds. BURR was receiving Social Security disability payments while he was working at the Veterans Administration and was ineligible for the $44,138.00 which he received. BURR, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case was investigated by the Social Security Administration – Office of Inspector General.

SHELBY LEE CAMPBELL, age 37, of Ridgeley, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging her with being a felon in possession of a firearm. CAMPBELL has a prior conviction for a felony and is prohibited from possessing firearms. She stole a firearm and pawned it on April 13, 2009. CAMPBELL, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case was investigated by the Ridgeley Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

The cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti.

WILLIAM DAVID FURLEY, age 30, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute heroin in Berkeley County. The heroin was discovered on FURLEY during a traffic stop of a vehicle in which FURLEY was a passenger. FURLEY, who is in federal custody pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000. The case was investigated by uniformed members of the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department and the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force. The Task Force consists of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

DURRELL JOHNSON, age 25, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with possession with intent to distribute “crack” cocaine on October 29, 2009, in Martinsburg. JOHNSON, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000. The case was investigated by the Martinsburg Police Department.

ROBERT KENNETH KACKLEY, age 49, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with the distribution of “crack” cocaine on November 17, 2010, in Martinsburg. KACKLEY, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 30 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000. The case was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force.

The cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber.

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