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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 13, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Four Individuals Sentenced in Federal Court

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Four individuals were sentenced on May 8, 2012, in United States District Court in Martinsburg by Judge John Preston Bailey.

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

LARNELL TORRENCE MINOR, age 35, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was sentenced to 71 months imprisonment to be followed by 35 years of supervised release. MINOR was convicted on January 25, 2012, of failure to register as a sex offender as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). MINOR is a person required to register as sex offender for life as a result of his 1998 conviction for Third Degree Sexual Assault in Montgomery County, Maryland. MINOR was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett and Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the United States Marshals Service, with assistance from the West Virginia State Police and the Montgomery County, Maryland, Police Department.

DANIEL CHRISTOPHER JACKSON, age 24, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment to be followed by 10 years of supervised release. JACKSON entered a plea of guilty on February 2, 2011, to one count of Possession of Child Pornography on February 2, 2011, in Martinsburg, when 3,468 images and 64 videos containing child pornography were seized from his residence. JACKSON was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti and was investigated by the West Virginia State Police.

DOUGLAS D. STARLING, age 50, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. STARLING entered a plea of guilty on January 30, 2012, to one count of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and oxycodone in Martinsburg. STARLING was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber and was investigated by the Martinsburg Police Department.

JEREMY RINKER, age 27, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. RINKER entered a plea of guilty on January 17, 2012, to one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. RINKER, who is free on bond, will self-report on June 15, 2012. This case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett and was investigated by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.

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