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NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
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November 19, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Martinsburg Resident Enters Plea to
Crack Cocaine Charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 28 year old Martinsburg, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on November 14, 2012, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: ASHLEY DAWN KING entered a plea of guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute 29.8 Grams of Crack Cocaine on October 7, 2011, in Martinsburg. KING, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a sentence of 5 to 40 years imprisonment and a $2,000,000 fine.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jarod Douglas and investigated by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, consisting of officers from the West Virginia State Police - Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Martinsburg Police Department, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department.

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