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 5, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grand Jury Indicts Wheeling Resident
on Oxycodone Charges
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 42 year old Wheeling, West Virginia, resident was named in an Indictment returned on October 4, 2011, by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Wheeling, West Virginia.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:
MILDRED S. KIRKPATRICK a/k/a “MILLIE” was named in a five-count Indictment. Count One of the Indictment charges KIRKPATRICK with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone from at least the Summer of 2010 to May 1, 2011, in Moundsville, West Virginia. Counts Two, Three, Four and Five charge KIRKPATRICK with the distribution of oxycodone on December 15, 2010; January 21, 2011; May 2, 2011; and May 9, 2011, in Moundsville. The Indictment also contains a Forfeiture Allegation wherein the United States seeks to forfeit at least $30,000. This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John C. Parr and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations.
It should be noted that the charges contained in the Indictment are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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