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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

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December 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fifteen Individuals Sentenced
During the Month of November for
Federal Supervised Release and Probation Violations

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that during the month of November, 2012, fifteen individuals had their supervised release or probation revoked for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.

WHEELING DIVISION REVOCATIONS

(Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.)

TERESA WOODS, age 50, of Wheeling, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment for failure to report to the United States Probation Office upon her release, possession and use of cocaine, associating with a convicted felon, failure to attend group substance abuse counsel and failure to provide 10 days prior notice of change in residence. WOODS was originally sentenced on August 27, 2007, to 60 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for interstate travel to promote the distribution of cocaine. WOODS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

RICARDO HARRISON, age 34, of Wheeling, was sentenced to 19 months imprisonment for testing positive for the use of cocaine and committing the offense of driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of synthetic marijuana. HARRISON was originally sentenced on December 27, 2007, to 30 months imprisonment and 6 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. HARRISON’s supervised release was previously revoked on September 28, 2010, for violations and he was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment and 59 months of supervised release. HARRISON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal

LEMROY COLEMAN, age 30, of Cleveland, Ohio, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment for driving with no operator’s license, failure to report for drug testing, drug trafficking and possession, failure to submit monthly supervision reports and failure to report to the United States Probation Office. COLEMAN was originally sentenced on April 11, 2003, to 100 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release. In 2008, COLEMAN’s sentence was reduced to 84 months pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. COLEMAN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Wheeling revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorney John C. Parr.

CLARKSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Irene M. Keeley)

KHALIL MALIK TAYLOR, age 33, of Morgantown, was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment, with credit for time served from September 30, 2012, for malicious assault and conspiracy, failure to report for testing, and changing residences without proper notification. TAYLOR was originally sentenced on November 15, 2007, to 63 months imprisonment and
6 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a protected location. TAYLOR was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

PHILLIP MCCLAIN, 39, of Mt. Clare, was sentenced to 8 months imprisonment for illegal possession of a controlled substance on three occasions. MCCLAIN was originally sentenced on August 11, 2009, to 4 years probation for making a false statement in the acquisition of a firearm. MCCLAIN, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on January 8, 2013.

TERESA BURTON, age 39, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 12 months of supervised release for the possession and use of controlled substances. BURTON was originally sentenced on May 8, 2008, to 37 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. BURTON, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on January 8, 2013.

LINDSAY HAMON, age 24, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 2 months imprisonment and 24 months of supervised release, with the first four months of the supervised release to be served at a halfway house, for possession and use of methamphetamine and failure to notify United States Probation of a change in address. HAMON was originally sentenced on August
17, 2010, to 21 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for making a false statement in the acquisition of a firearm. HAMON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Clarksburg revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorneys Shawn A. Morgan and Zelda E. Wesley.

ELKINS DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Chief Judge John Preston Bailey):

JEFFREY SHERIDAN, age 25, of Weston, was sentenced to 5 months imprisonment to be followed by 4 months at a halfway house for failure to report to the probation office and submit reports timely; failure to obtain employment and failure to participate in drug abuse program as directed by probation officer. SHERIDAN was originally sentenced on January
27, 2009, to 18 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for possession and concealment of stolen firearms. SHERIDAN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Elkins revocation hearing by Assistant United
States Attorney Stephen D. Warner.

MARTINSBURG DIVISION REVOCATIONS (Judge Gina M. Groh):

ANTOINE DARNELL LANE, age 33, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment possession of crack cocaine, associating with convicted felons and failure to notify the United States probation office upon release from custody. LANE was originally sentenced on January 24, 2003, to 192 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, distribution of crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. In 2009, LANE’s sentence was reduced to 154 months pursuant to the crack re-sentencing guidelines. LANE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

RANDY STEFAN HUMPHREY, age 25, of Charles Town, was sentenced to 9 months imprisonment to be followed by 39 months of supervised release for possession of marijuana, associating with convicted felons and failure to notify probation officer of change of address. HUMPHREY was originally sentenced on December 11, 2007, to 60 months imprisonment and
4 years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. HUMPHREY was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

JULIE HOLLIDAY, age 39, of Ranson, was sentenced to 9 months imprisonment to be followed by 24 months of supervised release for filing a false monthly report with the probation office and use and possession of controlled substances. HOLLIDAY was originally sentenced on July 6, 2011, to 6 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of heroin. HOLLIDAY was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal

JAVIER HOWARD, age 30, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 9 months imprisonment to be followed by 18 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of controlled substances. HOWARD was originally sentenced on August 9, 2006, to 84 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. In 2009, HOWARD’s sentence was reduced to 68 months pursuant to the crack re- sentencing guidelines. HOWARD was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

COLTONLAMARR PITMAN, age 23, of Charles Town, was sentenced to 8 months imprisonment to be followed by 28 months of supervised release for use of marijuana and associating with convicted felons. PITMAN was originally sentenced on January 27, 2011, to
10 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for the distribution of cocaine. PITMAN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CHRISTOPHER COGLE, age 29, of Martinsburg was sentenced to 8 months imprisonment to be followed by 28 months of supervised release for conviction for DUI, use of controlled substances, associating with a convicted felon and failure to participate in treatment as directed by probation office. COGLE was originally sentenced on December 10,
2010, to 2 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for making a false statement to a United States Marshal. COGLE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

MARCEL QUINTON CRAIG, age 23, of Charles Town, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 30 months of supervised release for use and possession of marijuana and associating with a convicted felon. CRAIG was originally sentenced on January 26, 2011, to 18 months imprisonment and four years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. CRAIG was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented at the Martinsburg revocation hearings by Assistant
United States Attorneys Paul T. Camilletti and Thomas O. Mucklow.

The United States Probation Office carries out probation and pretrial services functions throughout the Northern District of West Virginia. With locations in Wheeling, Clarksburg, Martinsburg, and Elkins, the office works to assist the federal courts in the fair administration of justice, to protect the community, and to bring about long-term positive change in individuals under supervision. Jeff Givens is the Chief Probation Officer for the Northern District.

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