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
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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