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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: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

January 10, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Weston Resident Sentenced
for Attempted Transfer of Obscenity to a Minor

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A Weston, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on January 6, 2012, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that ADAM EDWARDS was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. EDWARDS entered a plea of guilty on September 19, 2011, to attempting to transfer obscenity to a minor in Bridgeport, West Virginia, on November 22, 2010. EDWARDS 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 David J. Perri and was investigated by the Bridgeport Police Department.

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