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 26, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Clarksburg Resident Sentenced on Drug Charge
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 42 year old Clarksburg, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on August 18, 2011, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that TERRY LEE WIGGS was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. WIGGS entered a plea of guilty on April 21, 2011, to one count of distribution of cocaine HCL within 1,000 feet of the Broadway Park playground on January 25, 2011, in Harrison County. For this conviction, WIGGS received 24 months in prison, and then was given another 24 months in prison for violating his supervised release on a prior federal drug conviction, for a total of 48 months of incarceration.
WIGGS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shawn A. Morgan and was investigated by the Harrison County Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department and the Bridgeport Police Department.
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