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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


July 12, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hagerstown Resident Enters Plea
to the Distribution of Crack Cocaine

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 26 year old Hagerstown, Maryland, resident entered a plea of guilty on July 11, 2012, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: LAMONT SEAN FAISON entered a plea of guilty to one count of distribution of crack cocaine on October 6, 2011, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Due to a prior drug felony conviction, FAISON, who is in custody pending sentencing, faces up to 30 years imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas O. Mucklow and investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.

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