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
December 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Two Clarksburg Residents
Enter Pleas to Drug Charges
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Two individuals entered pleas of guilty in United
States District Court in Clarksburg this week before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:
REBECCA POWELL, age 50, of West Milford, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of Glen Elk City Park” on March 22,
2012. POWELL, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000.
WILLIAM JACKSON, age 46, of Clarksburg, entered a plea of guilty to “Distribution of Cocaine” on March 23, 2012, in Clarksburg. JACKSON, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 20 years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine.
The case was prosecuted by Criminal Chief Shawn A. Morgan and investigated by the Harrison County Drug Task Force consisting of officers from the Clarksburg Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Bridgeport Police Department.
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