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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

August 3, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Falling Waters Resident Enters Plea of Guilty
to Cocaine Charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 22 year old Falling Waters, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on August 2, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that: NICHOLAS AXTON ALBERT entered a plea of guilty to one count of the distribution of 136.3 grams of cocaine in exchange for a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe on March 24, 2009, in Jefferson County, West Virginia. ALBERT, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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