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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

January 13, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Three Eastern Panhandle Residents Entered Guilty Pleas to “Crack” Cocaine Charges

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Three Eastern Panhandle residents entered guilty pleas on January 11, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

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

TERRY LEE BULLOCK, JR., age 37, of Kearneysville, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with possession with intent to distribute “crack” cocaine, on April 16, 2009. BULLOCK, who is currently in custody, faces a maximum penalty of 30 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas O. Mucklow.

JOHNNY TOUSSAINT, also known as “LITTLE KEVIN,” age 28, of Martinsburg, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with the distribution of “crack” cocaine on March 17, 2009, in Inwood, Berkeley County, West Virginia. TOUSSAINT, who is currently in custody, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber.

JONATHAN RAY WARE, age 31, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with the distribution of “crack” cocaine on December 16, 2008, in Falling Waters. WARE, who is currently free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of five to 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber.

The cases were investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes 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.

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