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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

May 23, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ten Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA - Ten individuals were sentenced this week in United States District Court in Elkins by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

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

ROGER G. GOODEN, II, age 25, of Tallmansville, West Virginia, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. GOODEN entered a plea of guilty on February 21, 2012, to Possession of Pseudoephedrine Knowing that it would be used to Manufacture Methamphetamine in Upshur County. GOODEN was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

CHRISTOPHER M. ARBOGAST, age 20, of Tallsmanville, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. ARBOGAST entered a plea of guilty on February 21, 2012, to Distribution of Methamphetamine in Upshur County, West Virginia. ARBOGAST was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

THOMAS ANDREW CARSON, age 27, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. CARSON entered a plea of guilty on February 27, 2012, to Distribution of Methamphetamine in Upshur County, West Virginia. CARSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

RICHARD A. JARRETT, age 42, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. JARRETT entered a plea of guilty on February 21, 2012, to Possession of Pseudoephedrine Knowing that it would be used to Manufacture Methamphetamine in Upshur County. JARRETT was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

RICHARD T. OLDAKER, age 54, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. OLDAKER entered a plea of guilty on March 8, 2012, to Maintaining a Drug-involved Premise from April of 2011 to September 20, 2011, in Upshur County. OLDAKER, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

ALEXIS R. TENNANT, age 25, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. TENNANT entered a plea of guilty on February 22, 2012, to Possession of Pseudoephedrine Knowing that it would be used to Manufacture Methamphetamine in Upshur County. TENNANT was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

DONNA J. BEATTY, age 46, of Buckhannon, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. BEATTY entered a plea of guilty on February 22, 2012, to Possession of Pseudoephedrine Knowing that it would be used to Manufacture Methamphetamine. BEATTY, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department and the Buckhannon Police Department.

KARL WILLIAM NAGORNY, age 34, of Sterling Heights, Michigan, was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. NAGORNY
entered a plea of guilty on February 9, 2012, to one count of mailing in interstate commerce a letter on February 20, 2011, to the Summit Community Bank in Franklin, West Virginia, containing a threat of injury to the person of another. NAGORNY was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

ANGELA A. GOULD, age 41, of Valley Head, West Virginia, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. GOULD entered a plea of guilty on October 11, 2011, to one count of embezzlement in Randolph County. GOULD embezzled United States currency in an amount exceeding $1,000 during each of the years 2009 and 2010 and made approximately $59,141 in unauthorized charges to the victim’s two credit cards to cover up the embezzlement. GOULD, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

The case was investigated by the Elkins Detachment of the West Virginia State Police.

GREGORY STEPHEN SCOTT, age 32, of Beverly, West Virginia, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. SCOTT entered a plea of guilty on October 27, 2011, to one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana in the Fall of 2010 in Randolph County, West Virginia. SCOTT, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution.

This case was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.

These cases were prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner.

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