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: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist
February 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Another Member of Oxycodone
Organization Appears in Federal Court
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 37-year old Moundsville, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on February 1, 2012, in United States District Court in Wheeling before Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:
GEORGANN DZIORNEY entered a plea of guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and cocaine from February of 2010 to March 26, 2011. DZIORNEY and others engaged in “doctor shopping” in Daytona Beach, Florida; Jacksonville, Florida; West Palm Beach, Florida; and Rock Hill, South Carolina, by going to doctors in those cities and claiming medical maladies and then requesting and obtaining pain pills, primarily Oxycodone. DZIORNEY was a mid-level dealer of the organization and admitted distributing as many as 5,000 oxycodone 30 mg. pills.
DZIORNEY who is free on bond pending sentencing, face a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000.
The case was prosecuted by USA Ihlenfeld and Assistant United States Attorney John C. Parr. The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the West Virginia State Police-Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, the Moundsville Police Department, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation Division, the Martins Ferry Police Department, the Volusia Bureau of Investigations - Central Florida HIDTA, and the Drug Enforcement Administration in Orlando, Florida. The Ohio Valley Drug & Violent Crime Task Force consists of the Wheeling Police Department, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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