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
October 19, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Clarksburg Resident Enters Plea in Federal Court
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 29 year old Clarksburg, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on October 18, 2011, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Judge Irene M. Keeley.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: TRENTON D. BOURGEOIS entered a plea of guilty to one count of distribution of hydromorphone within 1,000 feet of the Glen Elk City Park, also known as North Side Park, playground, on September 14, 2010. As part of his plea, BOURGEOIS agrees to the forfeiture of any claim he may have in a 2003 Chrysler 300M and a money judgment of $2,250, representing the proceeds obtained as a result of the drug offenses. BOURGEOIS, who is on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 1 to 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., 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.
Call 1-855-WVA-FEDS or Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have information about public corruption in your community.