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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 31, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Two Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court
on Methamphetamine Charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — Two individuals were sentenced on October 27, 2011, in United States District Court in Martinsburg by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: CARLOS AGUSTO ZUNIGA-BONILLA, age 32, a citizen and national of Honduras, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release and ALEJANDRO VELASCO-CONCHALA, age 40, a citizen and national of Mexico was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment to be followed by 5 years of supervised release. ZUNIGA-BONILLA and VELASCO-CONCHALA each entered a plea of guilty on August 19, 2011, to one count of an Indictment charging them with aiding and abetting each other in the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in Moorefield, West Virginia.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the Potomac Highlands Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigations, and Mineral County Sheriff’s Department.

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