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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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December 16, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Two Individuals Enter Pleas in Federal Court

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Two individuals entered pleas of guilty on December 15, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

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

JORFORY NEVIN TWYMAN a/k/a “FROY,” age 32, of Ranson, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to two counts of an indictment charging him with one count of possession of ammunition on September 25, 2008, in Ranson, and one count of possession of a firearm on March 25, 2010, after having previously been convicted on two prior drug charges, that is: Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Deliver on the 30th day of March, 1999, in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia; and Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Deliver on the 30th day of March, 1999, in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia. TWYMAN, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces a maximum of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count. The case was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.

STERLING RAHEEM JULES, age 19, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with possession of a stolen firearm on March 25, 2011, in Martinsburg. JULES, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces a m maximum exposure of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case was investigated by the Martinsburg Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

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

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