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
August 29, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wheeling Resident Sentenced in Federal Court
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 33-year old Wheeling, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on August 27, 2012, in United States District Court in Wheeling by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: PATIENCE PRICE was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release. PRICE entered a plea of guilty on July 11, 2012, to one count of Distributing Oxymorphone within 1,000 Feet of the Jensen Playground on November 22, 2011. PRICE, was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John C. Parr and investigated by the Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force consists of officers from the Wheeling Police Department, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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