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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

August 15, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Morgantown Resident Enters Plea and is Sentenced on
Heroin and Firearms Charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 26 year old Morgantown, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced on August 14, 2012, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that CHRISTOPHER WYCKOFF was sentenced to 78 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. WYCKOFF entered a plea of guilty on March 26, 2012, to the Distribution of Heroin on March 2, 2011, in Morgantown; and entered a plea of guilty on August 14, 2012, to being a Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition on April 30, 2011, despite having a prior felony conviction. WYCKOFF 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 Andrew R. Cogar and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigations; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; and, the Morgantown Police Department.

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