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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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March 21, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Grand Jury Indicts Fourteen Individuals

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Fourteen individuals were named in five Indictments returned on March 20, 2012, by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

CONSUELO ROSE BOSLEY, age 41, of Maysville, West Virginia, was named in a 13-count Indictment. Count One charges BOSLEY with the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on October 25, 2011, in Grant County, West Virginia. Count Two charges BOSLEY with Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise in Grant County. Counts Three through Thirteen charge BOSLEY with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on April 17, 2011; April 24, 2011; June 5, 2011; on June 24, 2011, in Petersburg, West Virginia; on July 5, 2011; August 23, 2011; September 20, 2011; October 15, 2011; October 16, 2011; and, October 22, 2011, in Keyser, West Virginia; and, on July 24, 2011, in Moorefield, West Virginia. If convicted, BOSLEY faces a maximum exposure of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to Count One; 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $500,000 as to Count Two; and, 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to each of Counts Three through Thirteen.

LARRY JAMES MARTIN, age 34, and AMANDA LYNN LIPSCOMB, age 26, both of Moorefield, West Virginia, were named in a 12-count Indictment. Count One charges MARTIN and LIPSCOMB with Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Methamphetamine from April of 2011 to September 7, 2011, in Hardy County, West Virginia. Count Two charges MARTIN and LIPSCOMB with Manufacturing Methamphetamine on September 7, 2011. Count Three charges MARTIN and LIPSCOMB with the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on September 7, 2011. Count Four charges MARTIN and LIPSCOMB with Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise during the Spring and Summer of 2011. Counts Five through Nine charge MARTIN with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on May 12, 2011, in Petersburg, West Virginia, and, on May 27, 2011; June 6, 2011; July 13, 2011, and August 8, 2011, in Moorefield, West Virginia. Counts Ten through Twelve charge LIPSCOMB with Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on April 10, 2011, and April 15, 2011, in Moorefield; and, on June 26, 2011 in Petersburg. If convicted, MARTIN and LIPSCOMB face a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000 as to Counts One and Two; 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to Count Three; 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $500,000 as to Count Four; and, 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to each of Counts Five through Twelve.

DARL E. VANMETER, age 29; TOMMA J. KILE, age 40; JEREMY L. JONES, age 31; and, TY H. VANMETER, age 19, all of Petersburg, West Virginia, were named in an 9-count Indictment. Count One charges DARL VANMETER, KILE, JONES and TY VANMETER with Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute More than 5 Grams of Methamphetamine from December of 2009 to February 9, 2012, in Grant County, West Virginia. Count Two charges KILE with Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise from January to February 9, 2012. Count Three charges DARL VANMETER and KILE with the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on February 9, 2012. Counts Four and Five charge DARL VANMETER with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on July 14, 2011, and January 7, 2012. Counts Six and Seven charge KILE with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on November 13, 2011, and December 9, 2011. Counts Eight and Nine charge JONES with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on November 22, 2011, and December 6, 2011. If convicted, DARL VANMETER, KILE, JONES and TY VANMETER face a maximum exposure of 5 to 40 years imprisonment and a fine of $5,000,000 as to Count One; 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $500,000 as to Count Two; 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to Count Three; and, 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to each of Counts Four through Nine.

NATHANIEL L. FAWLEY, age 21, of Petersburg, West Virginia; RONI N. NICELY, age 21, of Cabins, West Virginia; DERICK E. WILSON, age 30, of Petersburg; GARRETT A. SITES, age 28, of Petersburg; KAYLA A. EVANS, age 22, of Petersburg; and, KEVIN G. THOMPSON, JR. age 20, of Petersburg, were named in a 13-count Indictment. Count One charges FAWLEY, NICELY, WILSON, SITES, EVANS and THOMPSON with Conspiracy to Manufacture, Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Methamphetamine from May of 2011 to January 27, 2012, in Grant County, West Virginia. Count Two charges FAWLEY with Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premise from December of 2011 to January 27, 2012. Count Three charges FAWLEY, NICELY and WILSON with the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on January 27, 2012. Count Four charges NICELY with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on September 20, 2011. Counts Five charge WILSON with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on December 6, 2011 and December 10, 2011. Count Seven charges THOMPSON with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on December 9, 2011. Counts Eight and Nine charge FAWLEY with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on November 28, 2011 and January 6, 2012. Counts Ten, Eleven and Twelve charge SITES with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on January 2, 2012, January 14, 2012, and January 19, 2012. Count Thirteen charges EVANS with the Possession of Pseudoephedrine to be Used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine on September 26, 2011. If convicted, FAWLEY, NICELY, WILSON, SITES, EVANS and THOMPSON face a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $1,000,000 as to Count One; 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $500,000 as to Count Two; 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to Count Three; and, 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000 as to each of Counts Four through Thirteen.

These cases will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Stephen D. Warner and Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. and were investigated by the United States Forest Service, Homeland Security Investigations, West Virginia State Police, Pendleton County Sheriff’s Department, Grant County Sheriff’s Department and the Petersburg Police Department

MARVIN CHRISTOPHER STEVENSON, age 27, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with Possession of Ammunition on December 5, 2009, after having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. STEVENSON was convicted on October 17, 2003, of Manufacturing, Distributing, Dispensing a Controlled Dangerous Substance, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City; on January 31, 2006, of Manufacturing, Distributing, Dispensing a Controlled Dangerous Substance, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City; and, on December 26, 2006, of Assault Second Degree on Law Enforcement Officer, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. If convicted, STEVENSON faces a maximum exposure of a mandatory 15 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 Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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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