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
May 18, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Three Kanawha County Residents Sentenced
For Distributing Oxycodone
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — Three Kanawha County, West Virginia, residents were sentenced on May 12, 2011, in United States District Court in Charleston by Judge Thomas E. Johnston.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:
COREE LEE TAYLOR, age 29, of Charleston, was sentenced to 151 months imprisonment to be followed by three years supervised release. TAYLOR is a career offender.
AMANDA TAYLOR, age 25, of Charleston, was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment to be followed by three years supervised release.
JOSEPH SCOTT WILCOX, age 29, of Dunbar, West Virginia, was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment to be followed by three years supervised release.
COREE LEE TAYLOR, AMANDA TAYLOR, and WILCOX all entered guilty pleas to aiding and abetting in the distribution of Oxycodone on June 10, 2010, in Charleston.
The defendants are in federal custody.
The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Angus Morgan. The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Metro Drug Enforcement Task Force.
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