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
March 23, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grand Jury Indicts Four Individuals
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Four individuals were named in four Indictments returned on March 21, 2012, by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:
RONALD G. KISNER, II, age 26, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was in a one-count Indictment charging him with Abusive Sexual Contact on November 28, 2011, in Harpers Ferry National Park in Jefferson County, West Virginia. If convicted, KISNER faces a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the United States National Park Service.
MARK DANIEL HAINES, age 42, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with Attempted Escape between October of 2011 and January 30, 2012, from the Eastern Regional Jail. If convicted, HAINES faces a maximum exposure of 5 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti and was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.
ANDREE LAMONT ROGERS, age 35, of Wilmington, North Carolina was named in a two-count Indictment. Count One charges ROGERS with Possession of a Firearm on October 14, 2011, in Jefferson County, after having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. Count Two charges ROGERS with Possession of a Stolen Firearm on October 14, 2011. If convicted, ROGERS faces a maximum exposure of a mandatory 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 on each count. The case will be prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.
DOMINGO HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ a/k/a “CHAPARRO”, age 28, of Winchester, Virginia, was named in a five-count Indictment. Counts One through Four charge HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ with the Distribution of Cocaine HCL on July 7, 2011; July 14, 2011; July 27, 2011; and, August 24, 2011, in Inwood, West Virginia. Count Five charges HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Counterfeit Substance Represented to be Cocaine HCL on September 22, 2011, in Inwood. If convicted, HERNANDZ-HERNANDEZ faces a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000 on each count. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas O. Mucklow and was investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The Task Force consists of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.
It should be noted that the charges contained in the Indictment are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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