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 12, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Martinsburg Resident Enters Plea of Guilty in Federal Court
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 61-year old Martinsburg, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on September 30, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: ROBERT ROOSEVELT FISHER entered a plea of guilty to one count of distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of the Winchester Avenue Elementary School in Martinsburg on October 15, 2009. FISHER, who is in custody pending sentencing, face a maximum exposure of 1 to 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and 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.
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