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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 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Five Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court
for Revocation of Their Supervised Release

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that 5 individuals had their supervised release revoked by Judge Gina M. Groh on June 18, 2012, for violating terms and conditions imposed by the United States District Court.

GEORGE CARTER, age 59, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment for testing positive for the use of crack cocaine on four separate occasions and providing a false statement on a monthly report to his probation officer. CARTER was originally sentenced on July 26, 2006, to 57 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession a firearm in furtherance of a drug conspiracy. CARTER was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

KENNETH MICHAEL ALGER, age 24, of Ranson, West Virginia, was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for possession of controlled substances after three prior drug convictions; failure to truthfully answer all inquiries of the probation officer; failure to follow instructions of the probation officer; and, excessive use of alcohol. ALGER was originally sentenced on October 17, 2011, to 4 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. ALGER was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

DARRYL FONTANE CLINKSCALE, age 27, of Kearneysville, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 24 months of supervised release after being convicted in state court of possession of marijuana, petit larceny and trespassing. CLINK SCALE was originally sentenced on May 9, 2006, to 70 months imprisonment and four years of supervised release for possession of crack cocaine. On February 20, 2008, Chief Judge John Preston Bailey reduced CLINKSCALE’s term of imprisonment to 27 months. CLINKSCALE’s four years of supervision commenced on March 3, 2008. CLINKSCALE was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

DONALD N. DAVEY, II, age 33, of Burlington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 18 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of controlled substances and failure to provide truthful monthly report forms to the probation office. DAVEY was originally sentenced on January 25, 2011, to time served from November 4, 2010, to January 25, 2011, and three years supervised release for possession of a counterfeit security. DAVEY was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

MATTHEW JENKINS, age 39, of Front Royal, Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by 30 months of supervised release for testing positive for the use of controlled substances; associating with convicted felons without permission; and conviction for petit larceny. JENKINS was originally sentenced on July 13, 2009, to 41 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for the distribution of crack cocaine. JENKINS was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The United States was represented Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti.

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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