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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: Chris Zumpetta-Parr, Public Affairs Specialist

April 19, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Inwood Resident Enters Plea in Federal Court

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 35 year old Inwood, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on April 18, 2012, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: MICHAEL HUNTER NORRIS entered a plea of guilty to one count of failure to register as a sex offender. NORRIS was required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act as a result of his 2005 conviction for lewd and lascivious battery on a minor in St. John’s County Court, Florida. NORRIS, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.

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