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July 5, 2011

Bridgeport Resident Entered Guilty Plea to Drug Charge
Hazelton Inmate Sentenced on Assault Charge


CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A Bridgeport, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty and a federal inmate was sentenced on June 27, 2011, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Judge Irene M. Keeley.

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

THEODORE ALFRED, age 54, of Bridgeport, entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with the distribution of hydrocodone within 1,000 feet of a school on October 26, 2010. ALFRED, 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 prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Zelda E. Wesley. The case was investigated by the Harrison County Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, and the Bridgeport Police Department.

Also on June 27th, LORENTINE CASTILLO, age 33, an inmate at USP Hazelton, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment to run consecutive to his current 322-month sentence. CASTILLO entered a plea of guilty to aiding and abetting the assault of another inmate with a dangerous weapon on March 30, 2010, at USP Hazelton. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brandon S. Flower. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Investigative Services at USP Hazelton.

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