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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